Senior Support Worker - Nottingham - FitzRoy

Senior Support Worker – Nottingham

Vacancy Expired

Salary: £24,576
Location: Nottingham
Expiry date: 29/06/2023

Fitzroy are an innovative not for profit provider of person-centred care for a wide range of people, specialising in learning disabilities. As we enter a period of growth and expansion there has never been a better time to join us! We have an exciting opportunity to join a new team in Sneinton, Nottingham.

We are looking for an enthusiastic senior support worker with high energy. Applicants need to be flexible and able to work hours that include some weekend shifts.

The service will support 14 adults who have either a Learning Disability, Mental complex support needs and mental health conditions such as bi-polar, schitzophrenia, psychosis, emotionally unstable personality disorder, eating disorders, anxiety and depression. People supported in this service may have behaviours of concern or a forensic background. People can be supported in a community setting who may be supported by a care and treatment order or be supported under sections of the Mental Health Act.

You will work with service users to help them live a fulfilled and happy life, whilst living as independently as possible. You will help to enable them to develop positive relationships and to be valued as equal member of their local community as part of their rehabilitation.

The role of a Senior Support Worker is to Support the Management team by co-ordinating key tasks assigned to provide high standards of personalised care and manage quality, compliance and financial requirements at your location.

You will be expected to act as a role model for excellent practice; be the senior contact for the team in the absence of the Manager and be responsible for tasks which provide support to the management team.

You will be required to work in partnership with the staff team, internal and external stakeholders, professionals and the local community to achieve objectives using best practice guidelines and FitzRoy values.

Give clear direction and guidance to develop the team to support people to lead full and active lives as members of their community.

Carry out support worker activities to a high standard and contribute to a culture of open information, communication and constructive feedback with colleagues and management team.

Vacancies available:

  • Salary: £24,576 per annum (£12.57 per hour)
  • Full time (37.5 hours per week)
  • Part time also available
  • Day shifts 7-22.00
  • Currently offering +£2.50 for overtime shifts*.
  • Time and a half or double time for public holidays.
  • 30 days holiday when you start.
  • Shift Patterns to include earlies and lates
  • Alternate Weekend

What we offer:

  • No social care experience required – we provide full training in order for you to become an exceptional social care worker
  • Weekend and overtime enhancements rates
  • 30 days holiday including Bank Holidays – increasing with service
  • Free membership of our Health Cash Back Scheme for you and your family – claim back money on services such as Dental, Optical, Chiropractor and many more
  • An Employee Assistance programme which includes virtual GPs, Legal advice and more
  • We will pay for your Blue Light card
  • Loyalty awards and life assurance
  • Perkbox shopping discounts