Glasgow based – Permanent – Competitive Salary & Driver Required
our new company
Housing support and care at home service who promote full and inclusive lives by ensuring staff meet their support needs as well as working with those individuals to assist them to achieve their wishes and aspirations. Senior Support Workers will work within the organisations values and ethos and use a person centred approach to their work. Committed to supporting the people we work with to have the best day possible.
Your new role
Leading and working as part of a team
Working with individuals, family members, staff members and other management representatives to identify and achieve outcomes, which are part of the personal support plan of the individual
Being prepared to support people in the informed choices they make, giving advice and guidance where appropriate to assist with making informed choices
Supporting staff members to feel confident and competent to support individuals to achieve their goals
Working with Service Managers to hold reviews for individuals on a 6 monthly basis with feedback and information about the support provided gathered from team members, the individual and their family members
Working with Service Managers to hold team meetings
Providing and participating in support and supervision for team members and them selves
Ensuring active engagement of self and team members in training necessary for the post or as directed by line management representatives
Ensuring all paperwork both within support plans and system files are up to date and relevant to the individual who is supported.
To undertake On-call duties on a rota basis, adhering to the organisational guidelines for on-call support and to be contactable in the event of emergency support requirements by the on-call
To work on a shift pattern to include night supports, day shift or back shift as required by the service provided
To protect and ensure that a minimum of 8 hours of administrative time is incorporated in every working week, to ensure compliance with all administrative, review and supervisory areas of the role.
The post holder is responsible for ensuring their individual registration requirements are valid and current to enable them to work in the social care sector.
To have a knowledge and understanding of the role of Senior Support worker as it links with The Keys to Life and The Health and Social Care Standards: My support, my life.
To undertake any other reasonable task as required by the organisation in line with the provision of services to individuals.
What you’ll need to succeed
It will be important for all applicants to have experience of working with people who have autism and challenging behaviour, if anyone has a PBS background this will be beneficial to succeeding in the services detailed above. Drivers are desirable and candidates should hold a minimum SVQ3 and able to work towards SVQ4.
What you’ll get in return
Personal development, support and progression. Additional allowance for wakened nights.
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