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Senior Support Worker

  • Location

    Preston

  • Sector:

    Charity & Not For Profit

  • Job type:

    Full-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £19,424-£21,059.93 per annum (£9.97-£10.80 per hour) dependent on experience

  • Job ref:

    90356

  • Published:

    30 days ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-13

  • Startdate:

    2019-11-15 00:00:00

  • Client:

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Senior Support Worker

You will join us as a Senior Support Worker to support 4/5 young people in our care.

Senior Support Worker Responsibilities:

You will follow individual care plans for the young people with the aim to help them move onto independent living in the future. You will support with their therapy, plan social and leisure activities, give medication and complete associated paperwork.

Senior Support Worker Requirements:

To be successful in this role you will have previous experience of working with young people with mental health needs and will have a relevant level 2 care qualification. You will have the ability supervise staff and be IT literate as there is a requirement to update online care records. You must also thrive in a team environment and be flexible with the ability to work a 7 day rota, completing early and late shift patterns alongside 1 sleep ins (usually 1 per week) for which an additional payment is made. Having a driving licence is not essential but it is beneficial to help transport our young people to appointments and activities.

About Care in Mind:

Care in Mind provides residential services for young people and young adults aged 16-30 years old who have been discharged from psychiatric inpatient stays or secure children’s homes. Our aim is to support the young people using an innovative therapeutic approach and least restrictive practice to enable them to live in a non-secure community setting and to achieve their individual goals in preparation for transition to adult life. Our “no restraint” policy allows for more respectful and thoughtful relationships with young people and avoids traumatisation and consequent escalations in risk.

Location: Preston

Job type: Permanent, Full time opportunities available (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: £19,424-£21,059.93 per annum (£9.97-£10.80 per hour) dependent on experience

Benefits: Enhanced company pension, Enhanced maternity / paternity leave, Minimum of 30 days holidays, Company sick pay, Recruit a friend scheme, Employee of the year awards, Employee Assistance programme / counselling service, Free on-site parking Paid, DBS check, Online shopping discounts, Life Assurance, Online discounts, Refer a friend scheme where we pay £500 for every friend you refer, Annual paid Summer and Christmas parties, Length of service awards.

Closing date for applications: 14th December, 2019

You may have experience of the following: Senior Support Worker, Senior Care Worker, Care Assistant, Care Staff, Social Care, Social Worker, Social Work, Healthcare Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Young People, Vulnerable People, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, Voluntary, etc.

Ref: 90356