Senior Support Worker

Salary:
£19000 p/a
Role type:
Full Time, All Year Post
Hours:
37.5hrs weekly, 52 weeks per year
Contract type:
Permanent
Contract:
All year post
Location:
Malvern
Closing Date:
28/10/2018
Job Details:

National Star provide outstanding care and support to 3 adults with physical disabilities and learning difficulties and are currently looking for a Senior Facilitator at our Residential Home in Malvern, Worcestershire.

The successful candidate will be working as part of the management team, supporting the effective running of the home, including leading a team of facilitators, to provide a high standard of individualised care and promoting and encouraging residents’ personal development and enrichment.

You must be able to work on your own initiative and have good people skills, and be able to plan and organise effectively.  You will have at least 2 years care experience ideally with people with a learning difficulties and/or physical disability. It is desirable to already be level 3 qualified in Health & Social Care, however it is essential to hold a minimum of Level 2 with a willingness to obtain a level 3 qualification on appointment.

The post requires shift work, with early shifts starting from 7am and late shifts ending at 10.30pm, with a requirement to work every other weekend.

Excellent induction and ongoing training will be provided and you will have the chance to shape the progression and care of our residents and our provision.

Important Information

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2018 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system, please call the HR Team on 01242 527631 or email hr@natstar.ac.uk.

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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