Overview

 

Vacancy:  Senior Support Worker

This position is based in: Casnewydd /Newport, South Wales

Salary: £14,563 pa

 

Hours:  Full time 39 hours; Working on flexible rotas, includes weekends and waking nights; Sleep-ins may be required in some services.

 

Driver: Desirable

 

THE COMPANY:  A service provider providing support for people with learning disabilities, Autism, challenging behaviour and other support needs including complex health needs. The services support individuals to live in their own homes or within our small specialist homes.

 

THE ROLE:  We are looking for a Senior Support Worker with good communication skills who has the ability to lead and mentor a staff team and organise rotas.

 

The role may include some split shifts, weekends, waking nights and sleep-ins.

 

In return for your commitment to the service, we offer the potential for career development.

 

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will be able to show an aptitude and enthusiasm for the role.  You will be positive, compassionate and empathetic with an encouraging nature. 

 

You will need to have a positive attitude to the rights of people with a learning disability, particularly their right to be treated with the respect and dignity they are entitled to as an equal member of society

 

Previous experience would be advantageous however; fully funded, accredited training and support will be provided.

 

Desirable skills and experience:-

 

·         NVQ 3 and NVQ 4 Supervisory Units would be an advantage or a willingness to work towards these qualifications.

 

·         Experience of autism and challenging behaviours is desirable

 

·         A driving licence is desirable

 

All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure through the  DBS

 

 

About Real Life Options

THE COMPANY: A service provider providing support for people with learning disabilities, Autism, challenging behaviour and other support needs including complex health needs. The services support individuals to live in their own homes.