Senior Support Worker - Personal Home Carer

Posted 24 December 2021
SalaryUp to £19.81 per hour
LocationWeymouth
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLearning DisabilitiesSupport Worker Jobs
ReferenceDORCC-SSW-Wey-DEC21
ContactDorset Hampshire Complex Dorset Hampshire Complex

Job description

At Newcross Healthcare, we’re transforming home care across the UK - join us as a Senior Support Worker!

As a Senior Support Worker in Weymouth, you will be training and mentoring health and social care professionals working on this specific package of care. You will be a true team leader and have the patience, passion and enthusiasm it takes to ensure that our service user is receiving the highest standard of care at all times. You will be responsible for leading a team of Support Workers and working with the wider office teams to ensure that this package of care runs smoothly.

This package of care is to support a young man with autism, learning disabilities, epilepsy, emotional and behavioural difficulties within his own home in Weymouth. The young man enjoys bowling, going to country parks, walking and going to the shops.

Available shifts: days and nights (waking and sleeping).

Senior Support Worker requirements

We are looking for someone with at least 3 months experience of caring professionally or for a loved one, a valid Moving and Handling certificate and the right to work in the UK. You'll need to have great communication and leadership skills and ideally will have experience of working with individuals with autism, learning disabilities, epilepsy and behavioural difficulties. You'll also need prior experience of leading care teams.

Access to your own vehicle desirable but not essential.

Please note: To work in a care home in England from 11 November 2021, the post holder is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt.

Employee benefits

  • An hourly rate of up to £18.01, including holiday pay
  • Get paid as soon as you finish a shift with instant Flexi Pay
  • Free uniform and DBS check
  • Fixed hours on a rota basis
  • Access to Newcross World, our app-based training platform
  • Access to virtual appointments with NHS registered GPs and mental health support

Flexi Pay!

With the Flexi Pay feature on our app, HealthForceGo, you can instantly access to up to 50% of the value of your completed shifts. Weekends and bank holidays are included!

Apply today and start within a week!