Senior Support Worker

  • Location

    Hull, UK

  • Sector:

    Adult Learning Disabilities

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18,915 per annum + benefits + expenses

  • Contact:

    Steve Vine

  • Contact email:

    mas@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    4167/SSW/HULL

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-26

  • Consultant:

    Steve Vine

Senior Support Worker, Hull

£18,915 per annum + benefits + expenses

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week  

We are looking for an experienced Senior Support Worker living close to the Hull area of East Riding.

This role will involve some travel within Yorkshire/Humberside region and the occasional overnight stay.

You could join a wonderful charity who improve the lives of people living with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, learning disabilities, mental health conditions and challenging behaviours. Founded over 30 years ago by a group of parents who were bound by a common goal of wanting the best for their children. They wanted to provide a service that meets the needs of their children and allow them to achieve so many of their aspirations than they had dared to dream was possible.

Improving lives and creating a better future

As their Senior Support Worker, you will be joining their new Transitions team. You will facilitate the transition of complex referrals into their services. You will support individuals in their current service provision and provide support to transition into their new accommodation. You will assess the needs of the individual to ensure the best possible care is provided at all times. But most of all you will making a difference every day to peoples’ lives which is an amazing feeling.

Amazing Benefits

  • Discounted Health Cash Plan for you and your family;
  • 21 days annual leave plus bank holidays;
  • Discounted gym membership;
  • Online Discounts on well-known brands and many more discounted products and services;
  • 24/7 access to a GP, online health assessments and Colleague Assistance Helpline;
  • Company pension scheme.

What skills & experience are required?

You will hold an NVQ Level 3 in Social Care qualification. You will have experience of working with individuals with challenging behaviours and complex needs. It would also be ideal if you have relevant experience in transitions and setting up new services. It is essential that you hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for an organisation built on wonderful values. They also want to see you flourish and progress so will help you to develop your skills and career, so who knows where this may take you in the future.

If you are excited by this Senior Support Worker job opportunity and you share many of their values, then you will fit right in and we would love to hear from you.