Senior Support Worker

Job Family: Senior Support Worker Location: Ovenden, West YorkshirePay Rate (£): £10.21phVacancy Reference: 027945 Role: Senior Support WorkerLocation: Ovenden, HalifaxPay Rate: £10.21phVoyage Care lives its values by promising to EMPOWER each other, work TOGETHER, promote HONESTY, be a leader in OUTSTANDING quality and to always be SUPPORTIVE in everything we do…. Could this be you?About the Role:New Fern is our BRAND NEW specialist behaviour support service opening in Ovenden where we will be supporting young adults in transition from children’s services to adult services. This setting is a 4 bed residential service and here you will be supporting young adults with autism, learning disabilities, self injurious behaviour and behaviours that challenge.As a senior support worker you will lead a team of support workers to deliver exceptional care by modelling good and reflective practice. You will promote resilience and enthusiasm throughout the staff team to ensure everyone works effectively and cohesively in the best interests of the people we support. You will be involved in the day to day maintenance of support plans, reviews, medication, finances and supervisions in addition to other responsibilities and duties.You must be resilient, flexible and composed in your approach as this will be a challenging environment to work in, although equally rewarding. You will understand the importance of reflective practice and be involved in debriefs and incident analysis to ensure the best possible outcomes for the individual.Whilst no two days are the same typically, you will have a hands on approach to lead the team to support the individuals with everyday challenges such as encouraging and prompting personal cares, meal preparation, housekeeping, medication, attending health appointments and taking part in hobbies & activities. CrDue to the nature of the role, you should have previous senior or leadership experience within a similar environment.This is a full time position which will include working on a rota basis working predominantly days and occasional waking nights.Your training and induction will include input from the behaviour support practioners, e-learning, virtual face to face sessions, MAPA training and shadowing. Your training and induction may take place at one of our other supported living services in Halifax, so you must be happy to travel to the Ovenden and/or Saville Park area.If you share these values and really want to make a difference, click apply!COVID19 safety is important to us all, we support our staff and the people we support to stay safe by wearing correct PPE, including Type IIR Fluid Resistant Surgical Masks (FRSM), aprons and gloves at all times. We have a in-house team that ensures that all of our services have plenty of PPE at all times.  All care and support is carried out following the latest Government guidance.  Our aim is to keep you and the people we support safe We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check for Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list.*Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 Role Specific Requirements - Driver: Flexible on Driver Requirement Gender: No Specific Requirement 

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Job Overview

ID:

281319

Date Posted:

Posted 1 week ago

Expiration Date:

11/07/2021

Location:

Halifax

Salary:

Competitive

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