Senior Support Worker

Vacancy Reference Number: SSW0051

Vacancy: Senior Support Worker (This role is open to both males and females)

Location: Stockton-on-Tees

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

Salary: £9.20 per hour (rising to £9.50 in November 2018)

Closing Date: 19th October 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 an individual grow, develop and get the most out of life?

The role involves supporting an individual to live in her own home, this includes enabling to plan her day, attend college, spend time with family and maintain her home. The individual also requires the staff team to provide emotional support and to maintain safety during times of distress.

You will be part of this new service and part of a team of staff providing 24-hour support to an individual who enjoys education, helping others and socialising. This is a great opportunity to be part of this new team developing this package of support.

One Page Profile –

What do people like and admire about me?

  • Polite
  • Caring
  • Sharing
  • Like to try new things
  • Determined

What is important to me?

  • Family
  • Friends
  • Support from People
  • Music
  • Activities
  • Education

How best to support me?

  • Keep me safe – follow my support plan
  • Listen to me
  • Understand me
  • Use humour
  • Support me to see my family
  • Take control when I distressed

We are looking for people with the right values and attitude.  Within this role you will be responsible for leading the support whilst on duty, supervision of support workers and administration of medication. A level 3 qualification in Health and Social Care is essential.

Advert Closes: 19th October 2018

Shortlisting: 22nd October 2018

Interviews: TBC

Please return the Monitoring Information Sheet with your completed Application Form to admin@pips.support Positive Individual Proactive Support Limited collects information or data about you when you complete our application form either in downloadable format or online applications, for more information on our Privacy Notice click here.

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)