• Senior Support Worker Reading
  • Rehability UK in Reading, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 5 days ago

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Do you have the passion and positivity to make a difference to the lives of people living within a Supported Living setting?

We have fantastic opportunity for Supported Living Senior Support Worker to join our team in Reading. You will join us on a full-time contract in return for a competitive salary.

Location provides support to adults with mental health issues, assisting them to live life the way they want in their own environment. You will work closely with Service Manager to ensure that people we support are at the centre of what we do. You will lead and guide our experienced and dedicated team of Support Staff ensuring that quality of care provided is at highest level. People we support in Reading are very independent, who very often only need assistance of our support staff and senior support workers to enable them to return to their... lives.


In return for joining us, we can offer a range of benefits including:
• Opportunity to work towards your apprenticeship in health and social care
• Refer a friend payment scheme which is £250-500 bonus if working with us personally for over 6-month period.
• Competitive rates of pay
• Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into more senior and management roles
• Free training to help develop and enhance your skills

For our staff, we are now offering Perk box- an employee experience app that comes with a lot of perks such as
• Discounts across 350 retail stores
• FREE prize draws to win £500 worth of White Stuff goods.
• FREE courses, counselling, legal & financial advice
• 1 free movie download a month.


The main purpose of the role is to support the manager in the leadership of the teams whilst providing person centred care and support to people we support in their own homes, enabling them to live a fulfilling life.

Our mission is to enable young people we support to reach their full potential and flourish, with their own voice being at the centre of what is provided. The service has been designed to be based on needs, offering choice and inclusivity. Our philosophy is that young people are empowered as much as possible – this will include building upon their strengths. We recognise that each individual in distress is unique and the expert of his or her own experience.

Awareness of and engagement with opportunities within the community will be facilitated, ensuring that young people are better connected and enabled to build a strong identity and to work towards the young person’s desired future.

You don’t need to be a driver as service has very good commuting links.

The shifts are 12hours , week and weekends and paid on call.

Specific tasks of the role include, but are not limited to:
• Assist and devise person centred care plans and review progress, liaising with families and professional agencies as necessary.
• Communicate with support workers to provide support, guidance and information.
• Guide and lead Support Workers to develop and maintain high standards of care.
• Implement staff rotas ensuring that the service is adequately staffed at all times.
• To assist with medication and accurate recording of medication.
• Develop and maintain a professional relationship with people we support and help them to develop necessary life skills and satisfy needs.
• Participate in an on-call rota system and provide hands on support when required.
• Your standard working hours would be Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm however you will be required to cover shifts out of office hours and over the weekend as and if needed
• As a team leader you will be required to work on the floor supporting our clients. It’s a full time 37.5 hours post which requires you to spend 50% of your working time in the office supporting service manager . Remaining hours you will be required to complete on the floor supporting our staff and clients.

Skills and Experience required:
• Ideally you will have experience of working and leading a team in a supported living environment however guidance and support from our experienced manager will be provided
• Personal care is required in all our locations so you will have experience providing personal care.
• Experience with Mental Health, excellent written and spoken English.

If you are interested in this role, please ‘Apply’ now, we’d love to hear from you
Reading UK


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