Senior Support Worker, Adult Learning Disabilities

  • Location:

    Leatherhead, UK

  • Sector:

    Adult Learning Disabilities

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Phil McDonald

  • Contact email:

    phil@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZL/3189/SSW/Surrey

  • Consultant:

    Phil McDonald

  • Salary:

    £18'500 per annum, plus benefits

We are looking to recruit a Senior Support Worker for a Residential Home for Adults with Learning Disabilities located within travelling distance from Leatherhead / Epsom Areas of Surrey.  You would need to be a Car Driver with access to your own car.

The Location

This is a lovely residential property situated in between the Leatherhead and Epsom Area’s of Surrey.  Leatherhead is 7.1 miles / 15 minutes away Via the B2033 or A24, and Epsom is 4.7 miles / 12 minutes away via the B290. 

Senior Support Worker Job Role

As the Senior Support Worker, your job will be to support the adults within the home as well as leading and motivating the staff team.  You will also be expected to attend appointments with the people we support, attend care reviews, review and update care plans and risk assessments, record and monitor daily logs, lead shifts, administer medication, and cover the rota where necessary. Your role will very much involve supervising, leading the shift and been an excellent role model to the team.

  • £18’500 per annum, plus Company Pension Scheme
  • 31 Days Annual leave
  • Excellent Career progression opportunities and continuous development.

The Provider

Our client is a not for profit charity built on wonderful values and is continually growing. Established for 20 years, they have a fantastic track record and have grown organically throughout the years, maintaining quality and gaining outstanding CQC ratings. With a wide range of services, including supported living, respite, outreach and residential services, they support children and adults with learning disabilities, autism, ABI, and challenging behaviours. They have a fantastic culture across all their services and promote continuous improvement, heavily investing in training and developing a new state of the art facilities.

 Skills and expertise:

  • Experience working within learning disabilities
  • Experience of Supervising a staff team
  • Minimum of 2 years of sector experience
  • Ability to manage own time and able to work under pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Level 3 Health and Social Care 

You will have a positive personality and a strong desire to make a difference in a person’s life. You will be empowering people to make choices and live life to the full, this is a feeling like no other.

There are excellent career progression opportunities many of the staff team have been with the company for a number of years, progressing to Managerial level!

How do I apply?

If you are looking to progress your career in Adult Social Care and you are interested in applying for this Senior Support Worker job-based close to Epsom/Leatherhead Surrey, then please click on apply.  When you do apply please ensure your CV is in a Word or PDF format and that you have included your full address and postcode.  If you do not have a CV please send an email to the consultant on this page who would be happy to help.