Senior Support Worker Extra Care Housing

Disability day care

Senior Support Worker Extra Care Housing 

Salary: £23,744 (pay award pending) per annum for Full Time 37 hours per week plus sleep-in allowance

Hours: Full Time

Looking to further your career in Social Care?

Bolton Cares’ are recruiting Senior Support Workers to provide leadership to teams of support workers and facilitate the delivery of high quality, compassionate care, and support to help local people live better lives. We are person centered teams working in Extra Care schemes across the borough of Bolton.

We want people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes that match our own.

These are:

· An aptitude for management, with the ability to lead and inspire.

· Treating people with compassion and care.

· Showing dignity and respect to the people they will be working with.

· A commitment to quality and being the best that we can.

About the Senior Support Worker role:

As the senior member of a team you will be supporting people in their own homes within an extra care environment; the people we work with are older adults who have a range of needs. Some of the people who use our services also have significant physical and mental health alongside personal care needs.

The service operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and full time you will work 37 hours each week (pro rata for part time positions), on a rota which could include weekends and sleep-in cover.

Responsibilities:

• Staff support, coaching and mentoring and supervision

• Rota management

• Working with people with varied needs

• Helping people live more independently and undertake life enhancing activities.

• Ensure people’s needs are at the heart of everything you do.

• Working with care managers and health colleagues to implement and support therapy plans.

• Personal Care as required

• Connecting with the community

• Partnership working with housing providers

Benefits of working for Bolton Cares 

  • 21 days annual leave (FTE) plus bank holidays, increasing to 26 days after 5 years service
  •  Dependent on earnings, 6% employer contribution pension scheme, option to do salary sacrifice (after first year)
  • Opportunities to purchase extra leave
  • Life Insurance Scheme 2x Salary
  • Access to ‘Smart Health’- a virtual healthcare service including a virtual GP service, expert case management, mental health support and tailored fitness programmes
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Free Flu jab
  • Learning and specialist development opportunities, opportunities for paid professional fees and licences
  • Free Parking
  • Discount in shops
  • Pay awards (subject to yearly review)
  • Occupational Health
  • Opportunities for flexible working

Experience and skills required:

• Domiciliary or Extra Care Experience for a minimum of 2 years

• Experience of being a Senior/Team Leader for 1 year

• Must have experience supporting older adults

• You must be able to participate in an on-call rota

• Be able to develop supportive relationships, promoting independence and well being

• You will be highly motivated to deliver outstanding care and support.

We will provide the right candidate a range of training and specialist development opportunities.

All applications will be subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service checks and references.
An enhanced and barred DBS check will be carried out for this post.

Experience: Domiciliary Care: (Essential)

Driving Licence: Essential

Application Deadline: 17/01/2022

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £23,744.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
Bolton Cares are taking all the necessary Covid precautions

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