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Lead Support Worker

Part Time
Job Sector:
Charity / Not for Profit, Nursing / Social Care
South Wales
Salary description:
£17753 pro rata
Start Date:
Pobl Group
Job Ref:

Lead Support Worker

Reference: 492647

Work Type: Part time

Locations: Caerphilly

Division: Care & Support Division

Categories: General: Care

Applications Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Salary: £17753 pro rata

This post is split between four services. You will support 2 gentlemen and 1 lady within their own home and community. You will also support 3 gentlemen with varying needs within their own home, whilst also completing admin tasks in another 2 services. The objective is to enhance their day-to-day skills, therefore improving their independence and meeting outcomes. The daily tasks include administering medication, supporting domestic tasks, personal care and supporting individuals with moving and handling needs. You will also be required to work alone.

Shifts will include days, afternoons, mid shifts and sleep-ins and taking part in the on-call system.

This post is part time, 35 hours per week.

What’s the role?

A Lead support worker supports people with learning disabilities and physical disabilities. You will be involved in day-to-day support including: personal care, food preparation, administering medication, housework, develop positive relationships with the people you are supporting and their families. You will support your team, keep accurate and timely records, good communication skills are vital both written and verbal. You will also be required to complete weekly audits, medication competencies and staff 1-1’s, whilst also working with the manager to update personal plans and risk assessments.

The Schemes:

We are looking for someone to complete two teams, you will be based between two supported living services supporting ladies and gents with varying needs. You will be allocated off rota hours to complete admin tasks at another 2 services

Who we are looking for?

Whilst an experience of working in a lead support worker role is advantageous, a support worker with an enthusiasm for caring and supporting people is more important. We appreciate good work ethics, as well as positive attitudes and behaviours. With your genuine love of care, we can provide you with all the tools you’ll need. We tailor your development dependant on current skills and experience through our comprehensive pre-employment training, induction and ongoing structured support. You’ll have the support of your manager at all times. With all of the above, your confidence and competency will grow within the role. This could lead to a long career within the extended group, where opportunities to develop are endless.

What’s in it for you?

You will feel the reward of supporting each individual, in their day-to-day lives. Surrounded by a consistent experienced team, you will have a good foundation for a long career in care. This truly is an exciting opportunity for you to develop both your career within the Health and Social Care Sector and personally. You will contribute to enabling people to achieve their goals, which they have set themselves. Being a part of this is a highly rewarding experience. Not only will you be part of a highly successful business, you will also contribute to the success of the whole Pobl Group, which is moving from strength to strength (see you will have an opportunity to work close and manage a number of the staff team, providing them with support and guidance, whilst developing your own skills and knowledge.

For this role, you will require an Enhanced DBS check, of which we will meet the cost.

Company Description

Pobl Group makes a difference to people across the South Wales and South West of England Region. Our customers value our local presence and knowledge, so all our services and teams are based in the communities we serve, focused on delivering services that meet specific community needs.

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