Senior Support Worker & Senior Outreach Worker

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1377327

 Job Description

The Senior Support Worker will provide support to adults with learning disabilities.

Senior Support Worker at The Cloonavin Green Project

The Senior Support Worker will lead their shift to provide support to adults with learning disabilities. You’ll engage with the staff team, service users, families, outside professionals and the wider multi-disciplinary team. 

Salary Remuneration: £9.00 per hour + Pension opportunity + mileage allowance (£0.415 per mile) + sleep-in allowance

Description & Duties:35 hours per week

This position involves shift work with occasional night duty. Sleep-in may be required on occasion.

Shifts are typically 8am to 3pm and 3pm to 10pm

Requirements:The successful applicant must have at least one year direct experience of working with individuals who have learning disabilities, in a community setting. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the skills required to support people in a supported living style environment and have a relevant health or social care qualification.

Applicants should be flexible, motivated and energetic, showing an ability to lead and manage a staff team effectively, bringing calm to difficult and complex situations, whilst displaying competence in being a responsible and accountable leader.

Location:The Cloonavin Green Project, Coleraine

 

Senior Support Worker at The Woodford Park Project

The Senior Support Worker will lead their shift to provide support to adults with learning disabilities. You’ll engage with the staff team, service users, families, outside professionals and the wider multi-disciplinary team. Providing support to people with additional complex behavioural needs is integral to the job and as such your ability to report and document accordingly should be a key strength.

Salary Remuneration: £10.50 per hour + Pension opportunity + sleep-in allowance

Description & Duties:35 hours per week

This position involves shift work with occasional night duty. Sleep-in may be required on occasion.

Shifts are typically 8am to 3pm and 3pm to 10pm

Requirements: You must be able to demonstrate an awareness of the needs of adults with learning disabilities in a supported environment; be able to demonstrate knowledge of the skills required to support people who exhibit difficult/complex behaviours; and will understand the mechanics and the intrinsic value of various approaches and programmes.  You will have a minimum of one year’s direct experience working with people who have learning disabilities in a community setting and a level II in Health & Social Care or equivalent. 

 Experience of working with service users who exhibit challenging behaviour and have a level III qualification in Health & Social Care is desirable. Equally, alternative experience or qualification that illustrates your commitment to the industry and to vulnerable people will also be valued. 

Location: The Woodford Park Project, Coleraine

 

Senior Outreach Worker

The Senior Outreach Worker will assist in leading a team of highly skilled support staff in providing support to our Outreach service users who live in the local community. Managerial tasks such as auditing of care practices, observation of staff practice, responding to any untoward events and taking on an active responsibility in staff training & induction are all integral to the role alongside providing direct service user support.

You will help with the implementation and continual review of various strategies used to reduce the frequency and severity of complex and difficult to manage behaviour.

Salary Remuneration: £9.00 per hour + Pension opportunity + mileage allowance (£0.415 per mile) 

Description & Duties: 35 hours per week

This position involves shift work with occasional night duty. Sleep-in may be required on occasion.

Shifts are typically 8am to 3pm and 3pm to 10pm

Requirements: You must be able to demonstrate an awareness of the needs of adults with learning disabilities in a supported environment; be able to demonstrate knowledge of the skills required to support people who exhibit difficult/complex behaviours; and will understand the mechanics and the intrinsic value of various approaches and programmes. 

Applicants should be flexible, energetic and show an ability to be an effective team member. You will have a minimum of one year’s direct experience working with people who have learning disabilities in a community setting and a level III in Health & Social Care or equivalent. 

Experience of working with service users who exhibit challenging behaviour and have a level III qualification in Health & Social Care is desirable. Equally, alternative experience or qualification that illustrates your commitment to the industry and to vulnerable people will also be valued. 

Access to your own transport with appropriate insurance cover is essential

Location: Coleraine and surrounding area

 

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