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Senior Support Worker

Reference

PRI54779

Location

Charnwood Lodge, Woodhouse Lane, Nanpantan, Leicestershire, LE11 3YG

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£10.01 p/h

Hours

40

Job Advert Role Description

Are you a caring and creative person who is passionate about making a real difference to someone’s life?

We are currently looking for a Senior Support Worker to join Charnwood Lodge, situated near Loughborough. 

Both personal care and participation in activities are key parts of the Senior Support Worker role, so energy, excellent communication and organisational skills are vital.

Previous experience as a Support Worker or Care Assistant would be beneficial.

If you are looking for a rewarding career, we would like to hear from you.

As a Senior Support Work you will:

  • Assist the Manager and Deputy Manager of the Service to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Supervise the preparation, planning and delivery of group and one-to-one social, and recreational activities.
  • Conduct the welcoming of new residents ensuring they are comfortable and familiar with the environment and to impart essential information to their families and/or carers.
  • Ensure resident files and records are updated in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Observe and monitor the wellbeing of the residents ensuring any unusual physical, mental or emotional occurrences are promptly referred to more senior staff and documented as appropriate.
  • Supervise support workers in delivery and supports people who use our service in achieving their outcomes in the way that they choose.
  • Support staff in own team to maintain effective professional relationships with the people who use the service, their families, colleagues, outside agencies and other professionals referring any issues to senior staff as appropriate.

Senior Support Worker benefits include:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension options

About Priory Adult Care:

Priory Adult Care, part of Priory Group, is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist adult care services.

When you join Priory Group you'll be part of something special. Not only do we pride ourselves on providing the highest standards of person-centred care and comfort to our residents, but we also know that Priory wouldn’t exist without our valued employees’ combined energy, expertise and effort.

As such, we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

To learn more about the fantastic work we do, or to apply for this role, click ‘Apply Now’.

Division DBS info

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description

PAC_Residential_Senior_Care_Assistant_October_2018.docx

Closing Date

31/10/2021