Senior Support Worker

Our client are looking for a reliable and motivated person to join their professional team as a Team Leader (Social Care) at their service in Barnet, London. They have two full time positions working 37.5 hours per week.

  • Title: Senior Support Worker (Team Leader)
  • Ref: 42610
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time
  • Location: Barnet, London
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Salary: £20,278 - £22,033 per annum (Inc. London Allowance)

About the role

The Team leader will need to manage the day to day running of a responsive innovative and high quality service for people with sensory impairments and complex needs. Special attention will be paid to the creation of a continuous learning environment that will seek to maximise the potential of each person.

You will assist the manager in the running of the service including co-ordinating and supervising the team to ensure that all shared responsibilities are fulfilled and systems maintained.

About you

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate willingness to participate in training and development. You will need to communicate in a variety of different methods and be prepared to deal with challenging situations. You will also be expected to work on your own initiative and show patience and understanding.

You will have a proven track record of motivating others including carrying out supervision meetings. You will have experience of working with adults with disabilities, monitoring the care provided and identifying and resolving issues arising from the 'day to day' operation.

A full UK driving licence is desirable for this role.

About the organisation

Our client is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

They have a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working for our client can be incredibly rewarding; they offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition, they have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join their Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Closing date: Monday 4 June 2018

Interview date: To be confirmed

To start: To be discussed at interview