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Senior Support Worker

Job Description

Senior Support Worker Required- Full Time - 37.5 hours per week

Covering day and night shifts on a rota basis, Monday - Sunday

Pay Rate: £10.50 per hour

Role Overview:


Parkbrook Lodge is set in the quiet rural area of Denstone, Uttoxeter, which gives the home a calming atmosphere for the people we support and the scenery enhances the staffs' working day.

The work can be challenging but the rewards of supporting people to achieve their goals make every day meaningful. All the people we support at Parkbrook Lodge are individuals and they all have a varied, active social life. The activities range from ballroom dancing to going to Premier League football games. Staff also accompanies the people we support on holiday in this country and abroad with no extra cost to staff. Furthermore, we also strive to ensure the people we support are as independent as possible in all areas of their life. Is it rewarding? Very. Can you make a difference? Yes you can.

Overseeing Support Workers, our Senior Support Workers ensure the support team work in accordance with care plans for individuals with learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour. You'll operate within the home and local community settings providing hands-on care to the people we support, so you can expect total involvement in everything we do.

Requirements:

Our Senior Support Workers are required to have a sound experience of supporting people with varying care needs, and are familiar with leading a team and managing responsibilities of the teams record keeping along with supervising the team on a daily basis and bi-monthly supervision. With a commitment to care and a passion for making a difference. In return, we offer all the training, benefits and options for career development you would expect from a leader in our field.

We offer a great range of benefits which include:

  1. Paid DBS & Holidays **
  2. Salary scale /progression if you want it
  3. Life insurance & Pension Scheme
  4. Retail rewards & savings
  5. Long service awards
  6. Refer a Friend Scheme which rewards £500 to £2000 T&C apply

**Should your employment with Voyage Care terminate for any reason within the first 3 months of your employment start date, the full cost of the DBS will be repayable back to us. Deducted from your final salary.



We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. We are an equal opportunities employer. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check and Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list.

COVID-19 safety is important to us all, we support our staff and the people we support to stay safe by wearing correct PPE, including Type IIR Fluid Resistant Surgical Masks (FRSM), aprons and gloves at all times. We have a in-house team that ensures that all of our services have plenty of PPE at all times. All care and support is carried out following the latest Government guidance. Our aim is to keep you and the people we support safe.

* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.