Senior Support Worker – Windsor Road, Penarth
- Location: Penarth
- Salary: £25,675
- Hours: 39.4
We are not able to accept CVs from TIER 4/ Candidates requesting sponsorship
Are you looking for a rewarding career? If you are a caring, energetic, enthusiastic individual, Iris Care Group has an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Support Worker to join our well-established team at Windsor Road, Penarth.
Employing over 1,600 people, Iris Care Group is the largest independent health and social care provider across the Southwest of England and South Wales. We provide innovative, effective, and forward-thinking care for adults with specialist mental healthcare needs.
With over 90% of staff saying they enjoy their job; we are proud to have created environments where our staff feel rewarded and fulfilled. Work for us and you’ll go home knowing that you’ve made a difference.
What will you receive?
- Annual salary of £25,675
- Holiday allowance of 221 hours (29.5 days) per annum paid inclusive of bank holidays, with additional holidays for long service
- Industry-leading training
- Employee Assistance Program – free 24/7 confidential helpline (domestic, financial, legal, health support, etc.)
- High street retail discount scheme
- ‘Recognise Me’, our new staff benefits, wellbeing and recognition platform
- Free on-site parking and uniform
- Friendly and supportive work environment
- No zero-hour contracts
- Overtime opportunities
- Death in service
Iris Care Group also offers a ‘refer a friend’ scheme: where you could earn as much as £1000* for every new staff member you successfully introduce.
- Provide support in a way that is respectful, promotes dignity and independence
- Provide support in any location appropriate to meet the needs of the people we support
- Communicating with the people you support using appropriate communication methods Assisting with individuals’ care, including personal care
- Participating in the development and implementation of support plans
- Assisting the people we support with household activities
- Ordering, receiving, storing, and administering medication to the people you support
- Participating, planning, and running of the day-to-day events of the service
- Recording and completing any appropriate documentation
- Excellent communication skills, as well as excellent listening skills, as you will be supporting people who use various methods of communication
- Knowledge/experience/desire to support individuals with Mental Health, Learning Disabilities or Challenging Behaviour is essential
- Good basic comprehension of English language including basic literacy and numerical skills i.e., GCSE level or equivalent
- Ongoing commitment to own personal development and training
- Undertake delegated supervisory management responsibilities and provide leadership to less experienced staff to ensure the development of best care practice and optimal outcomes for clients
- Ideally you will have an NVQ level 3 or substantial experience of working in a similar environment
- Registration for Social Care Wales desirable