Female Senior Support Worker

£12.46 - £13.64 Per Hour
Everton, Liverpool
England, North West England, Merseyside

Job Role: Female Senior Support Worker  
Pay Rate:  £12.46 -£12.64 per hour 
Location:  Liverpool Adult Services, Everton, L5
Hours: Full Time - 37.5 per hour

Shifts: Core Hours between 8am-10pm (Split Shifts available) Sleep in Shifts are a requirement for this role ( approx 10pm-8am)

Are you supportive, caring, and creative? Do you have experience of working with vulnerable people? Do you mentor a team?

About the role:

  • You will be expected to respond appropriately to medical and health concerns and lead the team of support workers to encourage independence and help people within the service live their lives to the full in accordance with the organisation’s policies and procedures.
  • You will deputise for the Team Leader of the service in their absence, always upholding the companies’ policies, quality procedures and governing body guidelines whilst mentoring all our staff teams to do the same. The Service supports individuals with learning disabilities and health needs, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

About you:

  • Experience within a similar environment is essential (1 year minimum in a care environment)
  • NVQ Level 2 and willingness to work towards Level 3 is essential.
  • Have a high standard of both written and spoken communication
  • Hold a good understanding of Word, Excel, Outlook

We really care about our staff and offer a range of excellent benefits:

  • Excellent Training and Development
  • £750 recommend a friend bonus.
  • 28 days’ annual leave, including bank holidays
  • Comprehensive company sick pay scheme
  • Pension scheme contributions
  • Training and continuing professional development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance programme

About the service:

Liverpool Adult Services currently has 9 properties across Liverpool which consist of different types of accommodation, including shared houses with own bedrooms and communal spaces and single accommodation flats with own facilities in shared building. We currently provide 24-hour support with trained and experienced staff and have the capacity to support 41 people across the Liverpool locations.

We are committed to offering a service that is truly person centred that embarks on a process of continual listening, learning, and focusing on what is important to someone, now and in the future, then acting on this with their family, friends, and anyone else the person wants to involve. Our aim is to continually support and encourage each person to make informed choices on how they wish to live their lives and to live as independently as possible thorough our key working system. We build on individuals’ abilities in a way that gives encouragement, self-confidence and enhances life skills. Ensuring people have good days, is an important principle of the person-centred planning which informs the way we support each unique individual.

Closing Date- 31st May 2023

In line with the Equality Act 2010, this role has a genuine occupational need for a specific gender requirement.