Senior Support Worker

Senior Support Worker

Chasewood, Longford Road, Cannock, WS11 1RJ

£9.71 per hour (£18,934.50 per annum)

Permanent, full-time, 37.5 hours per week

(Shift pattern is variable to suit the needs of the service)

Chasewood is an extra-care scheme which has 63 apartments. The scheme’s aim is to provide independent living for people aged 55 and over who have care and/or support needs.The role of Choices is to deliver care and/or support to tenants that require this in their own apartments.

As a Senior Support you will;

– Work with the Area Care Manager to oversee the day to day activities of the teams of Support Workers based at Chasewood.

– Ensure that care and support are provided as outline by a Service User’s care plan.

– Ensure compliance with organisational policies, processes and procedures.

– Participate in the care and support planning process by; attending meetings, contributing towards the assessment of needs, developing appropriate outcomes and recording a Service User’s progress in relation to the desired outcomes.

– Assist Service Users to maintain their independence by encouraging their involvement in decisions affecting all aspects of their life.

– Report concerns regarding a Service User’s health and/or well-being as outline in organisational policies and procedures.

– Work with families and other external agencies to ensure continuity of service and communication.

– As outlined by a rota participate in the on-call service for a designated “area” and number of schemes.

– Conduct and record staff “Support and Supervision Meetings” and when needed carryout unplanned and unannounced observations of Support Worker practices.

About You

To be a successful Senior Support Worker you will;

– Possess experience of working in a similar role where you had responsibilities for staff support and supervision.

– Possess a Level 3 RQF in Health and Social Care or similar professional qualification.

– Possess good I.T. skills and be able to demonstrate a proven ability to interpret data and produce reports.

– Be able to work alone or as part of team effectively.

– Be calm, patient and be able to deal with emergencies in a way which inspires confidence.

– Lead by example to ensure that effective and efficient delivery of the service.

– Possess a full driving licence and have access to your own transport.

What can we give you?

Choices can offer you;

– Excellent, award winning training development which is fully funded by Choices and completed during your contracted working hours.

– Access to a suite of employee benefits/discounts.

– A rewarding career where your day to day actions make a real and positive difference to the people that we support.

For further information about this role or to apply please use the form below or call Dawn on 01782 346317.

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