Salary: £21,496.80 per annum
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Friday 24 September 2021
How to apply: please request an application pack from Recruitment@eastbournemencap.org.uk
Who to contact if you have a query: Sue Riggs - 01323 431367 / Recruitment@eastbournemencap.org.uk
About the role
We are seeking to appoint committed and motivated individuals to provide comprehensive care for our service users. We provide bespoke support to enable them to lead enriched and fulfilled lives. Our team are committed to ensuring that individuals gain new and exciting opportunities whilst supporting them to maintain their independence, home and well-being.
As a senior support worker, you will assist the incredible people we support in their day to day lives, ranging from personal care, cleaning, cooking, shopping, budgeting, maintaining relationships and accessing the community. You will also work along-side the manager and other seniors to lead and support a team of staff. You will be responsible for reviewing and implementing person centred support plans, risk assessments, administering medication and completing and checking daily reports.
As a senior support worker, you should have a level 3 qualification in health and social care and will either need to be experienced in leading a team while supporting or caring for someone in a professional setting or have skills learned from other professional roles that can transfer to this setting.
The vacancy is for a full-time member of staff for 39 hours per week. You will be expected to be included in the on call rota. The salary will start at £9.59 during the 6-month probation period rising to £10.60 subject to successful probation and experience.
Eastbourne Mencap also offer additions to their salary package. These include:
Access to Perkbox, an incentive and discount website which makes your money go further
Employees Assistance Programme
Paid day off for your birthday
Introduce a friend incentive
Company Pension Scheme
Allowance for refreshments when escorting residents in the community
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.