Senior Support Worker

Learning Disabilities
£18K - £19.5K per annum DOE
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Posted 5 months ago

Job description

We have a Full Time, Permanent job vacancy for a Senior Support Worker/Team Leader (Supported Living) in the Selby Area of area of West Yorkshire. This job is commutable from Castleford (25-minutes/17-miles via A19 & M63), Pontefract or surrounding areas.

£18K - £19.5K per annum DOE, plus fantastic opportunities for you to develop.

The Provider
This provider believes that everyone should be themselves no matter what. They ensure that the adults they support have the same opportunities as everyone else and that their disabilities are not a barrier. This is a very well-established organisation that actively promotes from within and can offer a fantastic future for those wanting to pursue a career within Learning Disabilities. You would be joining a unique provider who promotes independence for the adults they support, who all live in their own flats or supported living schemes.


As a Senior Support Worker, you will oversee the supported living service, the adults they support and supervise the staff team on a daily basis. Your job will be to ensure the service is safe, flexible, and caring. You will ensure the team is encouraging and supporting the individuals with everyday living. This includes social activities, physical activities, offering housing / financial advice and learning life skills such as cooking and budgeting whilst ensuring that they are safe within their home and the wider community.

  • Rota Planning
  • Dealing with outside agencies and relatives.
  • Carrying out Assessments
  • Developing the needs of the people we support
  • Supervising & mentoring the staff team to be the best Support Workers

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience as a Senior Support Worker/Team leader
  • Experience of working with Adults with Learning Disabilities.
  • Level 5 Leadership & Management or willing to work towards
  • Ability to lead, manage & develop a service team.
  • Experience supporting vulnerable individuals.

Could you make a difference? Do you believe everyone should achieve their goals?


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Now all you have to do is CLICK APPLY, if you meet the above criteria one of our team will be in touch to discuss this Senior Support Worker job vacancy and look progress your application further and answer any questions you may have.




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