Senior Support Worker – Ludlow – up to £19k

  • West Midlands
  • Salary: 19000*0
  • Reference: J34642/CS

Role: Senior Support Worker
Salary: £16 – 19k per annum (dependent on experience)
Location: Ludlow
Hours: Full or Part time available

Amber Mace are currently recruiting for Care Assistants to join the team at a small residential home in Ludlow. This is a privately owned residential service for adults living with living with learning disabilities, mental health needs and eating disorders.

You will be joining a friendly and experienced team, with excellent career progression and training available. There are various positions available including full time and part time hours working days or nights!

As Support worker, you will ideally have experience working in a similar role and have an understanding of the needs of Young adults living with Learning and physical disabilities.

The key responsibilities include:
• To successfully complete the Care Certificate.
• To support the personalised development of each Resident.
• To respect the dignity and individuality of each Resident.
• To ensure a high standard of personal care for each Resident, including matters of physical well being and personal hygiene.
• To be aware of the emotional needs and aspirations of each Resident.
• To undertake Keyworker responsibility for individual residents (see over).
• To work on a rostered shift system inclusive of some evening and weekend work.
• To work within the residential environment providing developmental support to residents.
• To action and construct Residents’ Individual Programme Plans and keeping accurate records as required.
• To attend staff meetings and seminars and individual support and supervision meetings with Managers.
• To ensure the safety of the Residents at all times.
• To support other members of the site staff in their therapeutic and developmental work.
• To undertake any training identified as necessary in order to carry out the role effectively.
• You will be jointly responsible for the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults in our care, it is a requirement of this role that you adhere to all relevant safeguarding policies and procedures.
• Work within the spirit and intentions of the Equal Opportunities and Equality & Diversity policies and procedures and report any concerns to your line manager immediately.
• Any other duties reasonably considered by management as necessary for the safe and successful running of Winslow Court.
• To assist the resident when using email or Skype or using social networks to help keep in touch with family and friends.


Qualifications/Experience Required:
• NVQ Level 2 (not essential)
• NVQ Level 3 (not essential)


If you are interested in applying for this role, please do not hesitate to contact Claire at Amber Mace on 01904 571 187 or email a CV to Claire@ambermace.com.