Senior support worker

Recruiter
Milly Hallow
Location
Cornwall
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Expires
26 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Senior support workers - GBP10 - GBP15 per hour + sleep in's GBP65 a night depending upon qualifications and experience. We are currently recruiting for experienced support workers within an established all male team in the community supporting an individual with autism and challenging behaviour in his own home near Truro, Cornwall. We are looking to recruit someone with great communication skills, a great sense of humour and plenty of energy and enthusiasm to be part of a team of 8 as a Senior Support Worker you will lead shifts and deputise for the manager and team leader in their absence. The individual you support leads a very active lifestyle with his work placements; interests in Cornish heritage, body boarding, theme parks, short breaks and evenings exploring real ale trails. You will encourage the individual to maintain maximum independence whilst taking into account his physical and emotional state. You will be required to check and maintain records, you will need to attend team meetings, supervision and training as part of your job role. You will need to work in partnership with colleagues, family members and other professionals to support the individual in the community, his work and on short breaks. You will be based on the outskirts of Truro and shift patterns generally run 8am - 16.45 and 16.45 - 22.00 or a long day of 8am - 22.00. We can offer: Great rates of pay5.6 weeks pro rata annual holiday entitlementExcellent levels of induction, training and supervisionFlexible working patterns - Full, part time or relief hours