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Senior Support Worker

Location: Liskeard
Salary: £22k - 25k per year
Position: Permanent
Date Posted: 8th June 2023
Recruiter: Cornwall Staff Agency
Job Ref: BarnLisk2

Our client, a local care provider specialising in the residential support of individuals with Mental Health difficulties, have an exciting and long-term opportunity for a Shift Supervisor/Senior Support Worker.

This role presents a unique and flexible way of working; to work within a CQC registered home with a difference. With scope to progress through the ranks, a flexible working schedule and a varied workload that makes a real difference to the residents they support.

The successful applicant will work to assist in the management of the 18-bed residential home & it’s residents, as well as the staff team.

A varied role including but not limited to running the day-to-day planning of the shift, supporting the management team with all compliance & medication, supporting with the recruitment process, responsibility for the smooth running of a shift.

The Role:

  • £22,000 to £25,000 per annum, dependent on training & experience
  • Based in Liskeard, working within a residential care facility that can house 18 individuals
  • Permanent role with long-term scope
  • 30 – 40 hours a week on average, with flexi working considered – over time available
  • Training opportunities are available, including resident manager training for the right candidates

The right candidate:

  • Must have minimum 1 year's experience working within a care setting
  • Experience of managing a team or running a shift is highly advantageous
  • Medication training is essential
  • A UK driving licence is advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills – with the ability to communicate with multi-disciplinary teams as well as residents
  • Are hard working, committed, organised and adaptable

The Role:

  • Expected to support the running of the home on a day-to-day basis in the absence of the management team
  • Working in a person-centred way, to promote independence
  • Liaising with both the management team and the Care Staff, as well as external agencies to ensure the safe and successful provision of support to all residents
  • Ensuring the protection and safeguarding of all residents, by implementation of care plans and regular reviews
  • Producing, maintaining, and distributing house paperwork & compliance to ensure relevant information is recorded accurately and is available
  • Providing an exemplary standard of care to the residents, always setting an example to the other care staff
  • Other duties commensurate with the level and nature of the position 

For more information, please apply with your CV in the first instance. We look forward to speaking with you soon. 

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