Creative Support are looking for an approachable, self-motivated and compassionate Senior Support Worker to join their supportive and forward thinking management team! We would love to hear from someone who has experience managing teams, organising rotas and conducting supervisions and arranging staff training. This would suit someone who is confident and experienced in supporting people with learning disabilities, who is emotionally intelligent and has excellent leadership skills.
We support individuals with a learning disability in our Supported Living Services in Harborne and Northfield, Birmingham. We enable people to live independently within their own homes, achieving their own goals and aspirations for life. Creative Support also assist people with day to day living duties and promote independence and emotional well-being to service users.
As an Senior Support Worker you will assist the Service Manager and Project Manager in the operational management of high quality supported living and outreach services that are responsive to the needs and preferences of the service users.
The individuals you will be supporting have a wide range of interests from music events, sports to cooking for the whole house. If you have the passion to support someone to attain their goals in life and promote independence and well-being, we would love to hear from you.
Your duties will include…
Management experience and working with people with learning disabilities and Autism is essential for this role.
You will be expected to work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, bank holidays and nights (to include waking nights or sleep in’s) as per the need of the services.
Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.
We expect all applicants to Creative Support to have had at least their first Covid 19 vaccination prior to starting employment with us and to be committed to having the second vaccination within a 3 month period.
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