Senior Support Worker
Senior Support Worker
Salary: £20,984 - £23,167
Exmoor Drive is a residential home in Bromsgrove, accommodating up to twelve adults who have diagnosis including learning disability, physical disability, mental health and dementia.
We are looking for a motivated individual to join the senior support worker team in this service and continue to offer high standards in care. We desire a candidate who will promote the lives of those using the service. Support provided ranges from assistance with personal care to general day to day support with all activities of daily living, emotional, psychological, practical and social support with the aim of meeting the individuals chosen outcomes and promoting their independence.
You will have knowledge of care standards, CQC regulations and be able to promote person centred practise, choice dignity and respect. You will be an assertive and inspiring individual able to lead a team of support staff in ensuring these values are promoted and met. You will have a good understanding of adult safeguarding procedures, mental capacity and Deprivation of Liberty.
You will be experienced in leading and supporting staff, identifying staff motivations and managing conflict. You will be able to organise people, workloads and prioritise. You will be able to carry out effective supervision and always ensure agreed ways of working are met. You will support the management team in maintaining delivering a high- quality service and maintain the running of the service in their absence.
You will have strong written and verbal communication skills, complete records to a detailed and accurate standard. You will communicate effectively with the Exmoor team and wider multidisciplinary teams.
Your shifts will be worked on a rota pattern, which includes some weekend working, this may be subject to amendment due to changing service needs. In return we will provide you with excellent training, support and development.
If you would like to have a chat about the posts please contact Richard Lowther or Sarah Pratt at Exmoor Drive on 01527 576591, who can arrange for a visit to come and see the unit.
TO APPLY: Applications can be submitted by sending a copy of your up to date CV and an expression of interest detailing what makes you a suitable candidate for the post (2 sides A4 max) to: email@example.com
Closing date: 5th May 2021
Interview date: TBC