Senior Support Worker

Vacancy Reference Number: SSW0044

Vacancy: Male Senior Support Worker (It is an occupational requirement that females work directly with this individual)

Location: Loftus

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Part time hours over 22.5 also considered)

Salary: £9.00 per hour

Closing Date: 26th January 2018

PIPS is a new company created by Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. We…

provide quality person centred support that enables people with learning disabilities / behaviour of concern / mental health / autism to live in the community
have a commitment to supporting people in bespoke environments
know how to support staff to really make a difference in people’s lives, providing support and extensive training.
Do you have what it takes to support a young person gentleman, develop and get the most out of life?

You will be part of this new service and part of a team of staff providing 24-hour support to a young gentleman who requires enhanced support to help him cope with autism and develop those daily living skills to live successfully within the community.

One Page Profile –

What do people like and admire about me?

Sense of humour
What is important to me?

Spending time with my family
Not being labelled as someone with autism
Spending time doing the things that I enjoy –
The outdoors
Working and playing with computers
Following my timetable
Listening to chart music
Playing with gadgets
How best to support me?

You need to get to know me, my likes and dislikes
You need to know my support plan and be consistent
I need structure and a plan of the day / week
You will need to share some of my interests
Don’t talk too much or too loud
Treat me with respect!
You will need to keep calm under pressure, when I –
Become upset
Focus on things
Put myself in dangerous situations

We are looking for people with the right values and attitude. Within this role you will be responsible for leading support whilst on duty, supervision of support workers and administration of medication.  Level 3 in Health and Social Care is essential. We would welcome informal enquiries please don’t hesitate to contact Andrew Parkes (Registered Team Manager) on 07342997446

Advert Closes: 26th January 2018

Shortlisting: 27th January 2018

Interviews: TBC

Please return the Monitoring Information Sheet with your completed Application Form to

Please return the Monitoring Information Sheet with your completed Application Form to

Application Form (MS Word 253KB)
Senior Support Worker Job Description and Person Specification (PDF – 332 KB)
Application Process Supporting Information (PDF- 307KB)
Monitoring Information Sheet (MS Word – 132KB)