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Senior Support Worker

  • Location:

    Gunnislake, Cornwall

  • Sector:

    Specialist social care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £23920 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Job Description

We want you to get off to the best start for you so we are giving you up to £500 when you first start your employment with us, and then when you have successfully completed the probationary period, we will give you up to another £500 for your hard work.

I am looking for Senior Support Workers to join a team at a Children`s Home in Gunnislake, Cornwall. We are looking for enthusiastic staff to join the team in this new home.

Full time and part time hours available (20 / 40 hours per week) with a fantastic salary of up to £23,920 (depending on experience / Pro-rata for part time). Plus additional overtime hours available.

We offer full training provided at L3, opportunities for further career development up to L5 and sector specialist additional training in a wide range of courses once your permanent contract and enhanced rate of pay once completed.

Shifts patterns are: 8am - 9.30pm working on average 3 shifts per week and you will be required to work on average of 8 sleep-ins per month (this is based on a full time contract)

What we'd like to give you:
A competitive salary
Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
Generous holiday allowance
Online benefits and cashback rewards
Cycle to work scheme
SMART Childcare Vouchers
SMART Pension option
As a Senior Support worker you will be working in a fast paced, varied and rewarding environment. As well as supporting a staff team, involving inducting and training of new starters, shift planning and supervision and taking on additional responsibilities, you as a Senior Support Worker will be mentored by a dedicated and passionate management team.

The ideal candidate will have experience within a Support Worker Role, be ambitious and motivated to making a real difference as a Senior Support Worker, looking to develop further. You will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our service users. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users and their families and other stakeholders, supporting service users in the planning of goals and in teaching them life skills. Both personal care and participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital.

What we'd like from you:
Excellent communication skills
Effective organisational capability
Great team player and the ability to remain calm under pressure
Flexibility and resilience to respond to the changing needs of those who we support
Strong "can do" attitude
We specialise in high quality residential and educational provisions for children between 7-19 who have complex needs including emotional, behavioural and associated difficulties which may originate from Autism Spectrum Disorder and learning disabilities. The safeguarding and wellbeing of our young people who may have experienced challenges in their lives is always paramount; along with encouragement to achieve their full potential.

If you have been affected by coronavirus or are tired of working from home, we have care and education roles available across the country for temp, part-time and full-time roles.

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.

About us
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, we offer individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.


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