Senior Support Worker – Creative Support Careers – Grimsby

Creative Support Careers

Are you a kind, patient and caring individual looking to make a positive impact within your career? Our vibrant service in Grimsby provides excellent person centred care and support to individuals with learning disabilities, challenging behaviour and non-verbal communication requirements within a supported housing setting. We are looking for a knowledgeable, resourceful and energetic senior support worker to join our team in supporting people with a learning disability and other needs in their own tenancies. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a warm, caring and empowering approach to supporting people within their own homes. You will have the vision and flair to lead the staff team to provide the highest standard of person centred support and empowering support individual needs of service users. The role will involve direct support, staff development and supervision, and joint working with families and outside agencies. You will ensure high quality support is provided to service users with learning disabilities and complex physical needs and to deploy staff effectively in line with contractual requirements. Due to this post being multisite position it is desirable that applicants drive and possess a full clean driving licence. Senior Support Worker Duties: * Supervising, managing and mentoring a team of staff * Ensuring policies and procedures are adhered to * Developing and sustaining warm and trusting relationships with service users * Providing outcome-focused support to enable service users to lead fulfilling and valued lives, maintain their tenancies, participate in their local community, develop independent living skills and achieve their personal goals and desired outcomes Benefits of working with Creative Support: * A one-off bonus of £100 upon successful completion of the 4-month probationary period * Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave * Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff * Free employee support programme * All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out-of-hours teams Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures. We would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption. We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.

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