Senior Support Worker

Job Reference: SSW1
Location: Milton
Closing Date: Ongoing
Salary: £10.96 – £11.54 per hour
Employment Type: Permanent
Hours per Week: 35

We are recruiting a Senior Support Worker who can lead by example and direct teams in delivering high quality person centred support.

Full-Time, 35 hours per week.

Are you a highly skilled, flexible and resilient Support Worker looking to take your first step on the management ladder? Are you a Senior Support Worker looking for a new challenge?

Do you have the necessary leadership skills to help us deliver our high quality services for people with behaviours that challenge, complex needs, autism, learning and physical disabilities?

Our Senior Support Workers are part of the management teams within our existing services and play a key role in setting up new services. You will have the confidence and resourcefulness to adapt quickly to new situations, ensuring support needs are met and supporting staff to develop appropriate skills. Reporting to Service Managers, you will ensure that services are delivered which value individuals and respond to their needs. Due to the needs of the person being supported, we do need a male for this opportunity.

The Edmund Trust is a local charity and our mission is to work across the East of England to provide lifelong opportunities for people with learning disabilities to create the lifestyle they choose and be equal and active members of the community. We work to empower individuals to be in control of their lives, in partnership with families.

If you have, or are working towards a minimum of a Diploma Level 3 in Health & Social Care and have substantial experience of supporting people with behaviours that challenge, complex needs, autism, learning and physical disabilities, then why not apply for this exciting opportunity?

We operate a 24 hour seven days a week service with a variety of shift patterns that are based on the people we support’s individual requirements.  Our full-time contracts are based on 40 hours per week with part-time contracts also available.

In return we offer these great benefits:

  • 22 days paid holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • An opportunity to gain recognised qualifications (incl Diplomas, Care Certificate)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Managers on site
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Staff referral scheme

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