Senior Support Worker - Supported Living

Do you want to help people with learning disabilities reach their dreams?  Do you have strong leadership and organisational skills?  If so, this might be the job for you.  Based in Snodland in Kent.  £15,429/year.

LOCATION/S:  Based in the Snodland area of Kent.

ADDITIONAL FACTS:              

  • This position will involve weekend work and some sleep-ins
  • Job title will likely be 'Assistant Team Leader'
  • Many years of experience in the care sector essential
  • Level 3 Health & Social Care preferred
  • Own transport would be an advantage

JOB TYPE:  Full time

SALARY:    £15,429 /year (£8.00/hour)

SUMMARY

Due to considerable demand, our services are expanding and evolving.

We are looking for a full time Assistant Team Leader to work as a Support Worker as well as taking on supervisory roles within the staff team. Daily tasks will include; assisting service users with everyday tasks, accompany them in leisure activities, help with personal care and other duties as required. Some admin will also be involved in keeping records of events, medication, incidents etc.

The Supported Living service requires 24 hour cover and as such, some sleep shifts will be expected.

Our Support Workers are at the heart of our unique approach to supporting people with learning disabilities to live lives with fewer limitations. Support Workers bring an opportunity for freedom and fulfilment into people’s lives, empowering them to achieve their ambitions, however big or small. In this life-changing and truly rewarding role, you’ll inspire others, empowering them to thrive; grow and realise their dreams.

We provide full training and on-going career development and you’ll also have inspiring colleagues around you to turn to for guidance. Our benefits are pretty impressive too and include a competitive pension scheme, generous holidays and excellent working conditions.

At Symbol we understand that everyone has different needs, and that disability affects people in very different ways; you’ll therefore provide tailored day-to-day support. Each day is often very different depending on whom you’re working with; your day could include offering support with household tasks, personal care or finances. You might also be supporting people to become more involved in their local community and access employment and education opportunities, if that’s what they want to do.

It’s a job that can be challenging at times, but this is balanced by the unrivalled sense of long-term satisfaction it also gives. It’s an opportunity to be creative and feel inspired, both by your colleagues and the people you support. It’s a career that you can feel proud of.

To find out more and/or to request an application form please contact us:

Telephone:         01622 859216

Email:                 info@symboluk.co.uk