Senior Support Worker

(Working with adults with Learning Disabilities)

 

Salary: £20,475 per annum + sleep-in payments                                            

Full time (37.5 hours per week)

 

Do you want to be part of a unique Community where people live, work, learn and celebrate life together?

 

About us:

 

Camphill Milton Keynes Communities is a charity providing holistic person centred support for adults with learning disabilities and autism. We support our residents in all aspects of their daily lives, and believe that each person should be appreciated and accepted for their unique abilities.

 

About the role:

We are seeking a Senior Support Worker who will play a key role in enabling our residents to achieve their goals and aspirations through person centred support plans and their ongoing development.

The duties are varied and no two days will be the same. However, as a general guide, duties may include some support with personal care needs and medication as well as help to take part in a wide range of special interests and activities that support resident’s health and wellbeing such as cooking, arts and crafts, watching the football, musical events, shopping trips and social occasions.

As a Senior, you will also work in close liaison with a House Coordinator/Team Leader and be part of the Care & Support Team. Leading collaboratively the staff and volunteer team within the house, whether contributing to staff house induction training and supervision, monitoring residents and service documentation, to ensure high quality care and support to residents is maintained.

It is important that you can demonstrate a flexible approach to work as you will be required to cover a weekly rota, which includes evenings, weekends, sleep-ins and Bank holidays.

 

About you:

 

You must have a minimum of 12 months previous experience of working within social care setting and Level 2 qualification in Care/Health and Social Care or equivalent qualification.

 

A full induction plus further professional training will be provided.

 

The most important thing is a caring attitude, compassion, genuine interest in people and a willingness to work in accordance with our Mission and Vision Statement.

 

Why join us?

 

“Thank you for your amazing support and the chance to learn amongst very competent staff, lovely people and atmosphere” (Sara – a new support worker).

 

  • We are keen on staff development! We offer excellent professional and career development and training opportunities, including professional qualifications.
  • We promote a diverse, friendly and high quality working environment with flexible shift patterns.
  • We offer the opportunity to work amongst a team of dedicated, creative and supportive colleagues.
  • We provide a fully paid DBS, generous holiday and work pension scheme.

 

 

If you are interested in this unique opportunity, then please apply by submitting your CV and a short supporting statement:

“What is it about working with us in this position that interests you and what skills, experience and values can you bring”?

 

To submit your CV & Supporting Statement, please email: *protected email*

 

Supporting documents:

Click here to find out more about us and our Mission & Vision.

Download Senior Support Worker Job Description &

Person Specification documents

Download Application Form – full

 

*If you would prefer to complete an application form, you can either download one from the attachments, email *protected email* or phone us on 01908 235 000 and we will send an application form to you.

 

Closing date: 26th October 2020

 

Please Note: we review applications frequently and interviews will take place shortly after we shortlist them.   If we feel we have received a sufficient number of applications, we reserve the right to close the advert early. Don’t hesitate and apply as soon as possible.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and eligibility to work in the UK.

 

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