Senior Support Worker: Nights - Grace House

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Closed for applications on 20/09/2019 11:59
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20 Sep
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Sunderland Care and Support Ltd
Senior Support Worker: Nights - Grace House
Post Ref: SSWN-GH
£10.14 per hour

Sunderland Care and Support is a Sunderland City Council owned trading company supporting a wide range of vulnerable people across the City of Sunderland.

Our Values.....

Grace House provides short break accommodation to children and young people between 5 and 17 years of age who have a range of disabilities including learning and physical disabilities, Autism and behaviours which might challenge and require differing levels of support to meet a range of social and sometimes complex health needs.

Our short break service requires dynamic motivated senior support workers with the ability to work in challenging environments. Senior Support Workers will need to be motivated to engage children and young people in line with positive behavioural support to enable a positive outcome and be willing to undertake training to support children and young people with a range of health interventions.

You will need to work effectively as part of a team, within a multi-agency framework, providing care and support to enable young people to achieve their maximum level of independence through appropriate physical, emotional and psychological support including: intimate personal care, support with a range of health needs, practical tasks, appropriate communication and community involvement.

You will be required to assess, coordinate and provide personal and practical interventions to care and support young people in line with individual care plans, including liaising with families and health and social care professionals.

What you can offer.....

As a Senior Support Worker: Nights you will be working as part of a team, providing and promoting person-centred care and support, enabling children and young people to enjoy their stay whilst receiving the best possible care.

Suitable applicants must demonstrate the core values of the company, treating customers; families and their colleagues with dignity and respect. Have compassion by delivering the best possible care by treating customers with sensitivity and empathy. All colleagues must adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, ethics and personal responsibility worthy of the trust our customers place in us and fostering a safe and supportive environment whereby the highest quality service is delivered by every member of the team .

Experience of working with children and young people is desirable, but not always necessary; your attitude and values are more important.

What we can off you.....

The job is extremely rewarding and in return we offer:

• 33.25 hours per week
• A starting salary of £17,572 rising to £19,021 (pro rata, based on 33.25 hours)
• Night rate shift allowance
• Designated rota pattern
• Excellent training opportunities
• A pension scheme
• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Career development opportunities
• A positive and rewarding job role and culture
• Work shifts on a rota including weekends and Bank Holidays

Applying for the position.....

This closing date for applications is 12pm on Friday 20th September 2019 and application forms should be submitted via email to recruitment.SCAS@sunderlandcareandsupport.co.uk or via post to David Kelly, Financial Resources Manager, Sunderland Care and Support, Leechmere Centre, Carrmere Road, Sunderland, SR2 9 TQ.

We will be holding interviews week commencing 30th September 2019 and if you are successful following the interview process appointments will be made subject to two satisfactory references and a satisfactory DBS check.

Application packs are available to download on-line and please note we are unable to accept CV's. Any information provided on a CV will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

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This job is closed for applications.