Senior Support Worker - 22.5 Hours

Date Posted
5th August 2016
9 Per Hour £9.20 - £9.65 (Qualified) Per Hour
£10,000 to £20,000 Per Annum
Contract Type
NVQ/Diploma Level
Job Roles
Senior Carer
Livability is a national Christian disability and community engagement charity that delivers a variety of community projects, disability care services and training resources across the UK. We also share our expertise internationally. Our vision is of a transformed society where disabled and disadvantaged people can live life to the full. That’s why, since 1844, we’ve been campaigning, training and pioneering projects - services to help improve the wellbeing and social inclusion of disabled adults and children.

Right now, we’re looking for community-minded people who share our passion, values and dedication to join us at Wall Street, Hereford

Wall Street is our home for adults with physical disabilities. It is fully wheelchair accessible and has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

Your challenge? Leading a team of staff and making sure the service we provide is to the highest standard of professional support, you’ll also engender an environment that will enable each person living and working in the care home to achieve their maximum potential. Offering support with residents personal needs will be important too, as will providing stimulation and motivation through conversation and social activities. Anything it takes, in fact, to help them enjoy more independence and a better quality of life.

Role Requirements

As well as proven relevant experience, you’ll need to have completed foundation training such as LDAF, moving and handling etc. We’ll also be looking for excellent communication skills and an understanding of basic money management. Familiar with the legislation relating to the services we provide, experience of working with the client group, is also essential.

What’s more, you should be committed to the philosophy of Care in the Community and capable of motivating a team and contributing to their development. In return, we’ll provide plenty of support and guidance, a great working environment and a wide range of benefits.

If you’re an experienced support worker with a NVQ2 in Care or equivalent and a background in residential care that includes having supervised others, this Senior Support Worker role could be your ideal next move.

Application Instructions

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For general enquiries, please call Recruitment Team on 0207 452 2000.

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