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Senior Support Worker

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Salary
Band D, SCP 9 - 17 (£25,119 - £28,770) per annum
Expires
10/05/2024
Location
Sandwell, West Midlands
Job Type
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity to join a bespoke service within adult services. You will have the opportunity to make the difference to a person life and journey.

The role:

  • Provide day to day support and direction for the staff team.
  • To act in a duty capacity for all contact regarding the daily running of the service.
  • To provide enhanced support to enable individuals to fully access all Day Opportunities to include but not limited to P.E.G feeding devises and Administration of Medications.
  • To provide cover in the absence of the Assistant Disability Day Opportunities Managers
  • Work with vulnerable adults who have learning disabilities, helping the person to achieve personal outcomes, ambitions, and maximise opportunities, taking control of their lives and making their own choices. Enabling the person to grow relationships and build networks in their local community.
  • Working creatively and proactively to ensure person centred approaches are used for people with disabilities. To work under the managers guidance to follow support plans.
  • Utilise the public transport system to access the local community and public services. To lone work in the community with individuals you are supporting. To maintain electronic contact records of your support and reporting to your line manage any concerns.  

Essential requirements for the role:  

  • NVQ L3 In Health and Social care or equivalent.
  • Good knowledge of the Sandwell area and public transport
  • Good communication, planning & organisation skills.
  • A flexible approach
  • Will encourage people to develop self-care and independent living skills
  • You will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS with Adults and Childrens' barring check.

For an informal discussion, please contact Samantha Barnsley 0121 569 4467 or email samantha_barnsley@sandwell.gov.uk  

Download Personnel Specification.pdf

Download Job Description.pdf

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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