We have a position of for a temporary Senior Support Worker, to cover Maternity leave from January 18 to September 18 for our service based in the North West London area of NW10.
Ideally applicants should have experience of working in a Social Care setting in excess of 3 years.
Have an NVQ3 or equivalent qualification in Social Care, or working toward the completion of a qualification currently.
The service is a Supported Living 6 bedded provision for adults with LD, Acquired Brain Injury, and Mental Health Diagnosis. Ages 25 – 55.
We are close to local amenities and have good transport links via Willesden Junction Station, and various local bus routes.
We have a 7 day rota with shifts from) 7.30am- 15.00pm & 14.30pm – 10.00pm, with some mid shifts included. We have a sleep in shift on the rota for all staff, supported by an on call system.
The residents currently are very diverse in their needs and the support they require.
Essentially we are very holistic in our approach, and are guided by the needs & wants of our residents.
Residents are encouraged and supported to fully engage in Community Services and Activities including health, leisure, education, vocational, self-help groups, and community social groups such as MEN CAP.
The successful applicant will be joining a skilled, experienced, and supportive team with extensive experience of the current residents and client group.
Management skills and a working knowledge of computer programs such as Office/Excel/Word/, and a willingness to learn company platforms to input and record data such as timesheets is essential.
The skills and capacity to manage the service in the absence of the manager, is required.
As well as being able to work under pressure, while insuring the health, safety, and well-being of both the residents and the staff team.
The successful applicant will need to complete our E, learning training prior to commencing employment. And will be offered classroom based training essential to statutory requirement, in addition to practice based learning and development opportunities.
This position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and two references, one of which must be from your current or most recent employer.
For further details on this role, please contact Paul Emile, on 0208 8383048 or via email on Wrottesley@regard.co.uk
Alternatively, please complete our on-line application form by clicking the apply button below.
(No agencies please)
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