Senior Support Worker / Team Leader

The SmartList
£15,000 - £19,999
15 May 2018
22 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Hastings, East Sussex

JOB TITLE: Senior Support Worker /Team Leader

SALARY & BENEFITS: £19, 449.57 per annum with excellent career progression opportunities

*BENEFITS: 28 days paid holiday per year (Inc. bank holidays & increasing to 33 days with length of service)*
  • Competitive pension scheme (we will match contributions up to 6%)
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Employee Assistance programme (a 24 hr helpline to support you through any of life’s issues or problems along with access to an online wellbeing portal)
  • Occupational Health support
  • Fantastic training and development tailored to support you as an individual
  • Paid for DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service)
  • Full induction process and dedicated manager to support you

WORKING HOURS: Full time, Permanent
THE COMPANY: We are pleased to be working with one of the largest charities nationally who are dedicated to providing high-quality, personalised support to adults with learning disabilities. For the last 25 years their reputation has been built upon their values, passion and commitment to enable people with Learning Disabilities to live active and fulfilling lives.
THE ROLE: Senior Support Worker/ Team Leader- Hastings, East Sussex

The Team Leader will work as part of the management team to promote person centred support and to support the staff team. Your working week will be split between direct support and management time.
You will work alongside the Support Manager to ensure that our staff are providing excellent support to the people that we work with.

Applications welcome from experienced Support workers/ Senior Support Workers

THE CANDIDATE: Senior Support Worker/ Team Leader- Hastings, East Sussex

You need to be positive and committed to supporting and improving people’s lives through person centred approaches and team work.
To reach your full potential in this role you need to have the right values in working with people, leadership skills and be able to work as part of a team. You need to be a good role model and lead by example. You will work alongside staff to develop their confidence and skills to provide excellent support, through feedback and coaching.
As part of the management team you need to have excellent communication including verbal, written and IT skills and be organised, and plan your time effectively.
It is hard work but amazingly rewarding to see the development of the people you support and the staff that support them.
You will be willing to learn and try new things, through training and team work
We are looking for great people to join the team who are seeking a satisfying opportunity within the Health & Social Care sector.

Key experience essential for the role:- Senior Support Worker/ Team Leader- Hastings, East Sussex

Experience in the Heath Care Sector (applications welcome from experienced Support workers)
  • Must be over 21 and hold a full driving license
  • Empathy, caring and sensitivity to the needs of others
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and do sleep in’s when required on rota basis

Previous experience working as Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, are all desirable

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