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Hft South Oxfordshire
£9.68 - £10.23 per hour (dependent on probation & qualifications held)
For further information please contact:
Emma Thomson, Registered Cluster Manager on 07836 618273 or Archie Ramachandran in the Admin Office on 01235 827605
Senior Support Worker
Location: Milton Heights, South Oxfordshire & Berkshire
Hours: 30 hours per week
Starting salary of £9.68 rising to £9.98 per hour following successful completion of probation. Rising to £10.23 per hour based on qualifications held
We are a national charity providing creative support services across England to people who have a learning disability. We provide a range of services including Supported Living, residential, and short breaks, and we lead the field nationally, in utilising new technology. We believe in the principle of ‘every moment has potential’ and incorporate this in the provision of all our services. Our support staff are at the forefront of this and on a day to day basis you will ensure that Support Worker colleagues deliver the highest standard of care.
What we will offer you:
What we expect from you:
Applications will be shortlisted and candidates invited to interview as they apply
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE
If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks after the closing date your application has not been successful on this occasion.
Hft’s usual terms and conditions apply.
Hft is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a Disability Confident Employer, Hft is helping to ensure that disabled people have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations that people without disabilities do.
Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure check against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having a criminal record may not bar you from employment.
Where you will be working: Across a Cluster of services
Reports to: Registered Cluster Manager
Purpose of the job:
The purpose of this role is to blend together the practitioner role and the first line management role at a SSW level. You will be a role model to others through demonstrating excellent support to those in our care and you will help the RCM/s to teach, support and manage staff teams effectively. The SSW offers the opportunity for career progression to someone keen to develop their knowledge and skills.
The foundation of your practice will be built on Hft’s values, and embedded into the Fusion model of support and delivering Person Centred Services. We want you to nurture and inspire those coming to work for Hft and contribute to ensuring we have the best staff teams offering the best support services across the sector.
You need to work to the standards set internally (by Hft) and externally (for example, by the Care Quality Commission and Local Authority).
You will contribute to ensuring services are:-
Every SSW will be assigned to a RCM and work to a common set of core responsibilities. However, in addition you will adapt your role to meet the needs of regional services.
Main Duties Across a cluster of services:-
First line MANAGEMENT ROLE (down-time to be confirmed with service following guide)
Nice to Haves: