Senior Support Worker (Carer)

£11.25 - £12.00 hourly
  • Dalesview Partnership Ltd
  • Golden Hill Lane, Leyland PR25 2YH, UK
  • 11 Jul, 2022

Job Description

We are looking for Senior Support Workers to join our growing teams based Clayton Le Woods, Chorley and Leyland. In return we are offering a competitive hourly rate of £11.25 - £12 per hour, dependant on qualifications and experience. Contracts are available for 35 and 40 hours a week.

Dalesview is located in Clayton-Le-Woods and also has homes in Chorley and Leyland. Dalesview has been established for over 30 years and hold Investors in People Gold Award. We provide specialist supported living and residential services for adults with profound learning and physical disabilities.

At Dalesview much effort, thought and hard work goes into doing something that is really very simple. That is enabling people to have the most fulfilling lives possible; supported with respect, caring attitudes and understanding. This includes enabling them to enjoy activities such as swimming, cycling, carriage riding, yoga and much more. We are looking for fun, enthusiastic Senior Support Workers who genuinely want to make a difference, to work with us in providing meaningful care and support for our service users. If that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

What will you be responsible for as our Senior Support Worker?

  • Supervising and working alongside our care team in providing effective care and support to adult residents with profound learning difficulties and/or physical disabilities
  • Assisting in the care of all service users through the delivery of person-centred care in accordance with individual care plans/ risk assessments. This will include all aspects of moving and handling, personal care, eating and drinking
  • Assisting in enabling service users to live their chosen lifestyle including accessing the local community and participating in leisure activities
  • Dispensing medication
  • Providing on-call support

What makes you our ideal Senior Support Worker?

  • NVQ level 3 Health & Social Care is preferable
  • Caring, hardworking, flexible and reliable
  • Previous experience of working with people with learning disabilities is preferable
  • Competent in dispensing medication
  • Experience in supervising a team would be advantageous
  • Full driving licence is preferable

Please note that a DBS check will be required.  It’s a criminal offence for people who are barred from working in regulated activity to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with that particular group (i.e. adults at risk, children or both)

The benefits:

  • Opportunity for progression
  • £300 bonus
  • On-site parking
  • Casual dress
  • Private medical/dental insurance
  • Overtime is available
  • Recommendation bonus
  • Eligibility for the Blue Light Card

Due to the large volume of applications Dalesview receive, we cannot always respond to each applicant. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of application please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.