Senior Social Care Worker

QCF, 31 AL days, Sick Pay,

Job Title: Senior Social Care Worker

Location: Royal Wootton Bassett or Swindon

Contract: Full Time / Part Time / Flexible Working

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Competitive salary offered 

Recruiter Contact: West HR

Additional Information: Shift Work; early, late or nights. Do you need more flexibility? We know how hard it can be to find a job to suit personal commitments and that’s why CHOICE CARE is offering number of flexible positions to fit around your needs!! Get in touch to see if we are able to help.

Who are we?

Choice Care is one of the UK’s leading residential care providers for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health conditions. With over 25 years’ experience, we’re at the forefront of national best practice, with among the highest CQC ratings of any comparable organisation.

What does senior support worker do?

The role of a senior support will involve supporting adults with learning disabilities and/or Mental Health Disorders and complex needs in a supported living service environment and out in the community providing a high standard of care and support. Supporting someone with learning disability isn’t just personal care, you could be taking people shopping, cinema, bowling, spending days on trips out and many more activities.

Experience essential and a QCF level 2 or equivalent desirable. Duties involve taking the lead in supporting adults with learning disabilities in all aspects of their lives, assisting with their care and educational needs, in their own homes and out in the community. You will also be supervising and advising less experienced staff and assisting in the overall management of the service and medication administration.

The position requires extensive knowledge, including supervisory experience working within Adult Social Care. You will need to have a professional approach with the ability to organise and prioritise. Good knowledge of relevant codes of practice and legislation.

What experience do I need?

To be successful in this role, you will ideally have previous experience working with people with learning disabilities or other disadvantaged groups. If you are caring, kind and want to work in a job that is genuinely rewarding, this is for you. We will train and mentor you to become a highly skilled professional. We offer all our training in house free of charge and set a career path for you from day one.

What are the benefits?

· Learning Academy - Adult Care Worker Level 2 and Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 qualifications for all staff (after 6 months of employment)

· Friendly Work Environment

· Enhanced Holiday Entitlement - Starting from 23 days plus 8 bank holidays

· Sick Pay Entitlement

· Employee Assist Programme - comprehensive health and wellbeing support for staff

· Christmas Bonus -Vouchers for all staff members

· Life Insurance

· Annual Staff Awards - This year each winner received £400 and we had over 30 winners in total

· Complex In House Training - This includes our Advanced Management Development Programme for managers in the making and our Foundation Management Development Programme for Rising Stars (seniors, Team leads)

· Paid Day Off for your Birthday

· Free Monthly Prize Draw All frontline care colleagues are automatically entered into a monthly prize draw that will see three winners (picked at random) get £500 each, tax-free

· Blue Light Card Eligibility.

Application Questions

1.  Have you been Vaccinated against Covid-19?
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