Senior Support Worker – Full Time

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    Whether you’re looking for a new adventure in social care or an experienced leader, you’ll be making a world of difference when you join us as a Senior Support Worker in our Deaf Services at Achieve together.

    Location: Westgate-on-Sea; CT8

    Contract / Shifts available: Full-time permanent.  Shifts include earlies, lates, and sleep-ins.

    Rate:  £9.50 p/h (£18,525 p/a based on 37.5hr week)

    Your new job: 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 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. 

    Your role is to:   

    • Support people in achieving their goals and ambitions
    • Make a positive contribution to the lives of others
    • Follow Health and Safety Guidelines & Procedures – Keeping yourself and others safe
    • Write daily reports on activities, devise and update care plans and undertake risk assessments for the people we support

    Visit our website to take a look at our Deaf Services in action: https://www.achievetogether.co.uk/who-we-support/learning-disabilities-hearing-impairments/ 

    Your Rewards:

    • Free DBS – No cost to join!
    • Paid Training & Personal E-Learning portal – to get you off to a flying start
    • Learn a new language – we will teach you BSL
    • Refer a Friend & earn £300
    • Annual Leave – 28 days
    • Reward and Recognition – our way of saying “Thank you”
    • Employee Assistance Programme – Support for you… when you need it.

    You!  Senior Support Workers come from many different employment backgrounds and experiences.  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. 

    Does this sound like the role for you? Change your journey in Social Care with us today by applying.

    Protecting you:  Achieve together requires all team members to be fully vaccinated and protected against the transmission of Covid -19. Evidence in the form of a (Covid –Pass) or a health exemption letter must be provided during the recruitment process.

    Achieve together vacancies are excluded from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 which means that for certain types of employment it is lawful to reject a person for employment on the grounds of a spent conviction. When making an application, job applicants are obliged to disclose all convictions, whether or not they are spent.

    To book an interview: Apply online or contact Sara at sara.johnson@achievetogether.co.uk