Lead Support Worker
Achieve together
Bridgewater House, St Leonards On Sea, East Sussex
12h ago

Description

Are you ready for a new adventure in Social Care? Are you a Support Worker looking for your next career step or an experienced Senior looking for your next career move?

Do you have the skills to help drive change, engagement and achievements? Yes, then come and join us as a Lead Support Worker at Bridgewater House in St Leonards on Sea.

This is a is newly-refurbished, 8 bed property with large communal areas for people to socialise in if they wish, including a living room and a garden with a seating area.

You will be supporting adults aged 18+ which specialises in supporting those with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities and associated complex needs.

Location : St Leonards on Sea, TN37 7HA

Permanent : Full Time, 37.5 hrs per week

Salary : £19,760 per annum based on 37.5 hours per week.

Additional Information : Shifts are on a rota basis working 5 days a week from 7.30am to 2.30pm and 2pm to 10pm, including working every other weekend and Bank Holidays.

Your new job :

Achieve together is one of the UK’s leading providers of support for people with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex needs.

You will be working as part of a friendly team, supporting vulnerable adults with a range of physical, mental and learning disabilities.

As a Senior Support Worker you will be expected to lead shifts and assist with coaching and inducting of new staff to the service.

You will also be required to participate in the on call rota. You will write daily reports on activities, as well as devising and updating care plans and undertaking risk assessments for the people we support.

You will play a vital part in providing the people we support with care and be able to profoundly improve their quality of life, assisting people who are unable to live independently by offering them the practical help they need, as well as emotional support.

This may include :

  • Completing and maintaining detailed records, reports and notes
  • Cleaning, cooking and shopping
  • Planning and engaging in activities
  • Administering and recording medication
  • Complying with health and safety requirements
  • Why not head over to our website and read some of the fantastic success stories shared by people we support

    You!

    You should have sector based experience supporting adults with learning disabilities and be qualified up to NVQ / Diploma L2 or 3 in Health and Social Care or have completed a Level 3 Apprenticeship programme.

    We employ our Team Members based on their values.

    You will be :
  • Patient
  • Patient
  • Understanding
  • Respectful
  • Caring & compassionate
  • Considerate
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Our team members come from all walks of life, including : Retail, Hospitality, Warehouse, Security, Ex Forces, Sales, Administration, NHS, Social Care, Mental Health, Care Assistant, Outreach, Domiciliary Care, Health Carer and Residential Care.

    Your rewards include :

  • Free structured and supported 12-week induction to get you off to a flying start!
  • Ongoing career development to support you in achieving your ambitions
  • Opportunity to gain sector specific qualifications and to join our Leadership and Management Programme
  • Personal online Learning and Development portal
  • Refer a Friend incentive scheme of £250 per referral*
  • 28 days holiday (Incl : Bank Holidays)
  • Free enhanced DBS checks and clearances*
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for help with financial, physical and mental wellbeing
  • Discounts platform for permanent staff, including gift cards, discount codes and other benefits
  • Pension - we contribute to your retirement fund
  • Recognition and Reward Schemes including Long Service, Employee of the Month and Outstanding Achievement Awards
  • Or maybe it’s receiving the biggest smile from the person you support when they achieve a goal they never thought possible, and a heartfelt letter of thanks from their loved ones!

  • Subject to current Terms & Conditions
  • Your new employer

    Achieve together Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary People

    Our growing organisation has over 25 years of expertise, and our team of expert practitioners are proud to deliver high-quality support across England and Wales.

    We offer the support and stability of a successful organisation with the homely family feel in each setting which is underpinned by our values :

    Being Brave ...we are resourceful, open-minded & creative

    Having Fun ...we are present, engaged and communicate and connect

    Making things happen ...we are reliable, trustworthy and take ownership

    Valuing everyone ...we are good with people and emotionally intelligent

    Protecting you :

    We are committed to supporting our team members and take every precaution to ensure robust infection control procedures are followed and that they decrease the risk of Covid-19 transmission.

    When you become a Team Member you will be provided with full PPE, inclusive of hand sanitiser, masks, gloves, apron and shoe covers (where appropriate) and all the appropriate training to keep you and those around you safe.

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