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Senior Support Worker

Looking for your next step in your care career?

At Jeesal Residential Care Services, we provide a caring and nurturing environment to support people with developmental disabilities live fulfilling lives and make it our duty to ensure people feel at home and live their lives independently and happy.

We are looking for a Senior Support Worker to join our team at Wesbrook House, Cromer. 

£9.25 ph, plus additional overtime and waking night enhancements. This role is a part time one, working 20 hours per week.

As a Senior you will:

  • Assist and support the Management Team in managing and supporting in the day to day routines of the Home
  • Encourage and Support the Tenants to participate in a wide range of activities, ensuring they are as independent as possible with the correct and appropriate support
  • Be part of the Support Worker care team, and act as a key worker for specific tenants, assuming responsibilities as directed
  • Lead a team of Support Workers; to ensure all tasks and activities are completed with appropriate guidance
  • Support new staff members that come into the home and support with induction and Care Certificate
  • Support the Management Team with duties designated to them and to complete them in a timely manner as is required
  • Represent the Service in a professional manner at all times
  • Respond to Tenants, relatives and visitors in a welcoming and positive manner
  • Be responsible for the Administration of Medication as required to the Tenants using the processes in place 

Candidate Requirements

  • Needs to have experience of working in a caring role as identified in a similar environment
  • Preferred to have NVQ3 or Diploma or be working towards equivalent qualification to complete within agreed timescale
  • Must have a positive attitude and commitment to Tenants, their development and the Service as a whole.
  • Able to work independently and follow instructions, be flexible and adaptable
  • Have leadership and teamwork skills and have positive people management skills; be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Be willing to attend all training opportunities to ensure the best possible support for the Tenants is available and for personal and professional development.
  • Able to make decisions and be able to act effectively and appropriately to emergencies and difficult situations
  • Be positive in their approach to their role and in their support of others
  • Lead by example; to be diplomatic, tactful and professional at all time
  • Be flexible in their times of working to meet the needs of both the Service and the Tenants and to have good time management
  • Be a Positive role model for both the Tenants and colleagues 

Pay and Benefits

  • Competitive pay rate: £9.25 ph
  • Additional overtime and waking night enhancements available. 
  • Comprehensive induction training programme for new starters and a genuine commitment to personal and professional development.
  • Recommend a Friend Scheme - worth £300, subject to conditions. (Tax Deductible).
  • Bike to Work Scheme.
  • Free 24 hr Confidential Employee Assistance Programme.
  • We will pay for your DBS Check 

About Westbrook House

Westbrook House is in the seaside town of Cromer on the North Norfolk Coast. It is a vibrant town with a good range of independent shops and well-known high street stores as well as an extensive range of sporting, leisure and educational facilities.

Cromer has excellent transport links including bus, coach and rail services connecting Cromer to local towns and the city of Norwich. Jeesal Group also provides a company vehicle available for use as and when desired.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to developing our staff.

We positively encourage applications regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief and age.

All Appointments are subject to an acceptable enhanced Disclosure and Barring disclosure.

Organization: 
Jeesal Group
Residence: 
Westbrook house
Location: 
Cromer
Occupational fields: 
Support Staff
Fields of study: 
Health / Care management
Employment type: 
Part time
Years of experience: 
1 - 2 years
Salary: 
£9.25 per hour
Closing date: 
Monday, 23 December, 2019
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