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Senior Support Worker in Tudhoe

Senior Support Worker in Tudhoe

Job Title: Senior Support Worker

Location: Tudhoe, DL16

Salary: £11.50 per hour

We are recruiting on behalf of Creative Support for a Senior Support Worker in Tudhoe. They are a high quality provider of support to individuals with a wide range of care needs including, individuals with a learning disability and other needs. Employing over 5,200 staff members, we are continuing to grow at a fast pace nationally and are looking for dedicated, caring Support Workers to join our staff team in your local Tudhoe area.

We are looking for confident, strong and calm individuals around Durham to work in our Tudhoe Supported Living Service to provide person centred support to 5 service users who have a learning disability, autism and complex needs so that they can experience a wide range of opportunities for personal development.

You will have skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support. You will have the confidence to be able to work within a positive behaviour support framework, to accept responsibility and to develop as a skilled practitioner. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.

Support Workers are to cover a 24hr rota pattern, which includes sleep-ins, as part of a friendly, motivated team.

Essential Experience

  • Direct Care Experience: Experience in caregiving, health, or social care settings where you’ve worked with individuals requiring assistance with daily living, personal care, or specialized support.
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Ability to communicate effectively with clients, their families, and healthcare professionals. Empathy and patience are crucial.
  • Understanding of Care Plans: Experience in implementing care plans and documenting care activities is often desired.
  • Teamwork: Ability to work as part of a team with other support workers, social workers, and healthcare professionals.
  • Flexibility: Given that support workers often work in shifts, experience in roles that require flexibility with hours is beneficial.

Job Location:Tudhoe, DL16

Employment Type:

Salary:£11.50 per hour

Opening Date:Mon Jul 01 2024