** Senior Support Worker **
** Northampton, Northamptonshire **
** Permanent and full time **
** Working with 2 males in a brand new service with Learning Disabilities, mental health and Autism **
BS Social Care are currently recruiting for Senior Support Workers within the Northampton area of Northamptonshire. This role will be to work within a brand new service supporting 2 males in supported living setting. The role includes early shifts, late shifts over a rota of Monday - Sunday meaning weekend work is essential.
About the employer; A national mental health charity providing a range of services across England including supported housing, crisis houses and residential homes as well as community-based services, employment support and social enterprises.
About the job;
Daily duties include...
To support the people using our services to achieve their life goals
To assist with the safe and successful daily running of the service
To work as part of a team towards agreed service/contract targets
Manage, improve and maintain their own physical and mental well-being
Develop life-skills including budgeting, money management, tenancy sustainment, access to public services, further education and/or employment and living well in the community
Live more fulfilling lives and develop new meanings and purposes
Take control over their life, through their own choices and decisions
About the ideal candidate;
For this role, it is essential that you hold significant understanding of mental health issues, Learning Difficulties and/ or Autism
Substantial experience of work within a Housing and Social Care background
Substantial experience is dealing with `high risk` clients and managing resources effectively
QCF in Health and Social Care - ideally level 3 or equivalent - or to be happy to train towards it
Driving licence - desirable
For this permanent and full time role, you will be offered £20,864 with progression to £21,891.00 per annum which covers a 37.5 hour contract alongside;
Non-contributory life assurance policy (to value of 3 x annual salary).
Commitment to formal supervision and staff support.
Employee Assistance Programme.
Contributory pension scheme which new staff are able to join.
Training - We are committed to training as an integral part of staff development and offer a wide range of in-house training courses.
You will work part of a rolling rota between Monday - Sunday.
Annual leave - 25 days holiday per annum, plus statutory bank holidays, or time off in lieu if worked which is then increased to 28 days after two year`s continuous employment.
Application process; to apply for this role, please either call Zoe on 07848 037455 or email your CV evidencing your LD, MH and Autism experience . To have your CV submitted to the Recruitment Manager, a covering letter will be needed stating why you applying for the role and how you are relevant to this service but that will be discussed whilst we discuss your application.