Higher Level Support Worker - Supported Living

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About The Role HIGHER LEVEL SUPPORT WORKER - ADULT SERVICES - SUPPORTED LIVING - SAORSA HOUSE Due to our on-going success and to fulfil our plans for continuous development of the organisation, we are recruiting for a Higher Level Senior Support Worker at our Supported Living service. About the position: Reporting to the Registered Manager the Higher Level Senior Support Worker is responsible for providing person centred care, enabling tenants to live as independently as possible within their home and the wider community. The Higher Level Senior Support Worker is also responsible for supporting our established staff team to carry out their wide range of duties appropriately and effectively, promoting choice and individuality for our residents at all times. What will you be doing:
• Lead by example, behave and communicate appropriately at all times.
• Positively contribute to the personal development of our tenants with both practical and emotional support.
• Design, implement, deliver and contribute in a wide range of innovative and exciting recreational events within the home and wider community. This will involve regular outings and trips and on occasion, extended visits and holidays.
• Using knowledge and experience, contribute positively to care planning and participate supportively in reviews as requested, demonstrating a sound knowledge regarding nutrition and hygiene.
• Maintain accurate, clear and concise record keeping.
• Take ownership for key-worker duties and where appropriate look to develop and strengthen links with families, friends and relevant significant others.
• Work in partnership with the Deputy Manager to ensure streamlined service delivery and consistent communication throughout the home.
• Proactively participate in supporting the staff team to include carrying out supervisions as requested.
• Attend and contribute positively to regular staff meetings and hand-over meetings, ensuring all relevant information is disseminated appropriately and in a timely manner.
• Contribute positively to the training and development of the staff team to include own personal development / highlighting any training needs.
• Operate with flexibility, participating in a shift rota (which may include sleep-ins) as requested by Management About The Candidate What experience and qualifications do you need:
• Ideally, applicants will hold a completed Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care.
• Demonstrable experience supporting individuals with a learning disability and associated health conditions, with particular emphasis on autism and challenging behaviour
• Excellent written and oral communication skills to include computer literacy What will you get in return:
• A competitive salary.
• Extensive training packages with time rostered out of your work rota to attend.
• Pension
• Life Assurance
• Genuine career development opportunities for those who want them.
• A beautiful home and grounds to work within.
• Fully funded DBS checks About Kisimul Group Kisimul Group Ltd are a group of independent specialist schools and adult provisions providing exceptional residential care and award-winning education to children, young people and adults with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, severe and complex learning difficulties, global development delay and associated challenging behaviour. Kisimul is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults, children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Kisimul is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality for all All applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS Check. Kisimul Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/92539490

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