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Job Role

Senior Support Worker 

Salary: £22,152 per annum pro rata + Benefits

Location: Abingdon Support Service, Southmoor OX13, Oxfordshire

Hours: Full Time/ Part Time Contracted hours available

**Full UK driving licence preferred but not essential.

Key Opportunities at Abingdon Support Service:

  • Flexible working hours
  • No experience required
  • Earn more with overtime and sleep ins

About our service

We are a new supported living home with two people based in Southmoor. The people we support have autism and learning disabilities and something we want to emphasize is providing them the quality of life and quality of care by supporting them to live independently and be out and about in their community.

We place huge importance on flexible working and want to make sure the hours suit you, with various shift patterns including weekends, waking nights and sleep ins. No experience is required – as long as you have the right attitude and passion, you will succeed in this role.

About the role

As a support worker your contribution will be invaluable. You’ll work as a team to provide support for people who have Autism and Learning Disabilities; helping them to live as independently as possible. Through skillful interactions and involvement in person centred planning and partnership working you’ll work with them and their families, to provide excellent, person centred support, which is both safe, maximises choice and control and identifies outcomes that improve the quality of their everyday life.

You’ll be part of a team that includes support from a positive behaviour support consultant. Your day-to-day management will come from an experienced, passionate leader who will work alongside you. This will assist you with your own leadership and interactions that will in turn enable people to move forward in their lives creating community connections, friends, hobbies, interests, and work.  Being passionate, creative and values led will really help you in achieving the small and bigger goals and outcomes that we all see as part of a safe, happy, healthy and empowering life.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • To work as part of a team and be values driven
  • Engage with and follow support plan
  • Follow key behaviour strategies and feedback on the effectiveness of these
  • Be resilient, positive and professional
  • Participation in a wide range of activities in people’s homes and community
  • Use own initiative and think of solutions

Protecting our workforce and users of our services – To comply with the law, SeeAbility requires all team members to be fully vaccinated.  This will of course help against the transmission of Covid-19. Evidence of a Covid pass will be requested for all successfully appointed operational staff. If you are exempt from taking the vaccine, we will also require evidence of this.

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Our Benefits
  • Discount platform ‘The Hive’ for permanent staff, including gift cards, discount codes and other benefits
  • Pension scheme
  • Long Service, Employee of the Month and Annual Staff Awards
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for help with financial, physical and mental wellbeing
  • Paid enhanced DBS
  • E-learning/Classroom training/Diplomas
  • Regular one to one supervision
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme – £600
  • 28 days annual leave increasing with length of service
  • Flexible working
  • Life assurance
  • As a ‘key worker’ you will benefit from government incentive schemes