Senior Support Worker, Lisburn, Windermere Supported Living Service

Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1382761

 Job Description

Positive Futures is the leading charity for people with a learning disability, acquired brain injury or autistic spectrum condition and their families.

  • Do you believe that people with disabilities have the same rights and choices as everybody else?

  • Are you caring, kind, compassionate and patient?

  • Would you like to help people achieve their dreams?


We have opportunities at our Windermere Supported Living Service in Lisburn:



Senior Support Worker

30 hours per week

Varied shift pattern


If you can give us a commitment to put the people we support first, we can give you

  •  £18,880- £19,909 per annum pro rata (Based on 37.5 hour contract)

  • Holiday allowance up to 33 days per year

  • 4% pension contribution (for eligible staff)

  • Employee discount card

  • Loyalty benefits

  • Generous sickness and maternity pay


You will:

  • Support people to live the lives they want in their own homes
  • Work in a team to deliversupport on a 24 hour shift schedule
  • Take part in Person Centred Supervision and Appraisal with Line Manager and carrythese out with Support Workers
  • Take responsibility as “Shift Leader” offering advice / guidance to other staff as required


You will have

  • At least 2 years’ experience of supporting people within a social care setting
  • Experience of:
    -assessment, development and implementation of Person Centred Care / Support Plans
    -using behaviour management strategies
    -assessing/managing risk
  • Possession of a full driving licence*


*this criteria is waived for those unable to meet it due to disability

Please click here to view the job profile and person specification.


Apply online: before midnight on Sunday 20 January 2019



Interview date: 28 January 2019



Tel: 028 9147 5720


Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (NIC101385)

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer