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Job Field:  Health and Social Care 
Job Ref:  CCFSSW01
Position:  Permanent
Discipline:  Management
Speciality:  Adults with Learning Disabilities and Mental Health Problems
County:  Bury, Lancashire
Min Experience:  12 months
Annual Salary: £16,200 to £17,400
Benefits:  Pension and Health Care
UK Residency Required:  Yes
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Overview  

My client is a registered charity, with an excellent reputation for providing adults with learning disabilities and mental health problems to be as independent as possible, leading interesting and fulfilling lives. An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Support Worker to become a valued team leader at a Supported Living Service in Bury.
The Service provides 24 hour support to three females with learning disabilities and mental health problems.

This is a fantastic opportunity, for a caring individual to reap the reward of leading a team and providing an excellent level of care to individuals. This professional organisation focuses upon person centred care for its Service Users and provides full training and ongoing support and progression for their staff team.

Responsibilities: Role
Supporting adults in a supported living service with learning disabilities and mental health problems.
Support Service Users to develop confidence, skills and independence
Manage Support Workers / Lead shift
Provide support to servcie users with everyday tasks such as preparing and eating meals, personal care, attending appointments, shopping.
To ensure person centred care is provided, care plans are followed and updated and CQC standards are met.
Encouraging individuals to partake in social and community events, sport such as swimming, hobbies, day trips, short holidays, support in going to the cinema, theatre, meals in restaurants, pubs and social evenings.
Skills & Attributes Ideally have NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care
Excellent communication skills - ability to communicate with residents, team members and other professionals such as social workers.
Ability to manage, support and motivate support workers in the team
Ability to listen and motivate individuals to partake in hobbies, learning development and social events to help them lead fulfilling and independent lives.
Understanding of learning disabilities and mental health problems.
Willingness to work flexible hours.
Passion to provide excellent standard of care and enjoy providing opportunities to enable residents to develop confidence and fulfil their potential

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