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Position: Senior Support Worker 

Salary: £13.56 per hour (equivalent to £26,442 per annum), Full time & Permanent Position

Location: Kennington, near Oxford
 
Company: Health and Social Care Charity,
 
Scope of the Job
    
Supporting the manager and deputy manager you'll lead a team of support workers to provide extraordinary, person centred support, which is safe and maximises choice, dignity and independence. Acting as a role model and mentor to the support workers you’ll facilitate the use of sound judgment and creative solutions to enable people to achieve goals and explore new opportunities. You'll supervisor daily outputs and assist the deputy manager in managing staff performance, development and appraisals.
 
Working in partnership with the people we support, their family, our specialist support teams and external agencies you’ll help to plan and implement professionally designed and person centred support plans that improve the quality of their everyday life and enables the achievement of individual goals, however small or large, each and every day.

A natural leader with experience of providing extraordinary support, ideally to people with visual impairment or other disabilities, you'll be professional, patient and calm under pressure. You'll be a strong team player with the ability to lead by example and nurture and develop talent, both in your team members and the people we support. You'll have a qualification in Health & Social Care level 2 Diploma (or equivalent) with willingness to under level 3 and be Knowledge of regulatory standards for supported/residential living but above all you'll take personal responsibility for the quality of care and support delivered to the people we support, striving always to surpass expectations and do what is right by them.

About the Position

We are looking for a highly skilled SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER to support a specialist team to support a young man and help him at the beginning of the next chapter of his life, to start a new journey outside of an institutional setting into a supported living environment where he can thrive, be happy and achieve things he never thought possible. You will work in partnership with him and his family to help him enjoy the things he loves, such as getting out in his community, and hanging out with friends and family.

 
Our Benefits

You’ll benefit from working with a team of passionate and skilled specialists, an outstanding induction and training programme with on-going development and the option to gain formal qualifications as well as the opportunity to progress your career in a sector that genuinely offers careers for life. In addition we also offer a range of benefits including flexible working options, long service and recognition awards, including increasing annual leave and company pension and life assurance schemes.

Just a few of our amazing benefits.....

Giving you the tools to become an expert dream maker fully paid mandatory core training.

All work and no play is not fun, so everyone gets 5.6 weeks a year annual leave and if that wasn’t enough we increase it by a day a year

Know someone who is like you? And can make a difference? Get them to apply and earn yourself £600

You can save up to £1000 with discounts off your favorite shops, restaurants and great days out

Getting to work is an expensive business spread the cost via your salary with a season ticket loan

No more excuses discount gym memberships available

Access to eye tests for all is very important to us, so we ensure you have access to regular eye tests.

For the full list of our extraordinary benefits please visit our website.

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