Creative Support are looking for an approachable, self-motivated and compassionate Senior Support Worker to join their supportive and forward thinking management team! We would love to hear from someone who has experience managing teams, organising Rota’s and conducting supervisions and arranging staff training. This would suit someone who is confident and experienced in supporting people with learning disabilities, who is emotionally intelligent and have excellent leadership skills.
We support individuals with a learning disability in our Supported Living Services in Dudley. We enable people to live independently within their own homes as safely as possible, achieving their own goals and aspirations for life. Creative Support also assist people with day to day living duties and promote independence and emotional well-being to the people who use our service.
- Providing practical and emotional support to people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and complex health needs
- Identifying and accessing opportunities for social inclusion with service users
- Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that meets the needs of service users
- Supporting and supervising staff, and deploying staff resources effectively to meet the needs of the service
- Assisting the line manager with the day-to-day running of the service
Experience of management experience and working with people with learning disabilities is essential for this role.
You will be expected to work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, and bank holidays as required.
This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that challenges and encourages personal and professional development. Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver status and you will receive ongoing training regarding the service user group you work with, managerial qualifications, and training regarding changes to the law governing social care.
As Senior Support Worker you will assist the Service Manager in the operational management of high quality supported living and outreach services that are responsive to the needs and preferences of the Service Users. You will ensure that all contract requirements and expectations are fully met. You will help to organise and provide person centred support for Service Users which enables them to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life, to participate in the community and develop their abilities as fully as possible. In addition to this you will support and supervise staff, and deploy staff resources effectively to meet the needs of the service. You will liaise effectively with involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service…… click apply for full job details
Employment Type Permanent
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