Support Worker Grade 2 (Bexley, Kent)

GBP15,309.61 - GBP17,244.70 per annum, p
17 Jul 2018
14 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Support Worker Grade 2 - Waking Nights

Salary: GBP15,309.61 - GBP17,244.70 per annum, pro rata, plus a Geographical Allowance of GBP1,483 per annum, pro rata
Hours: 20 hours per week
Location: Bexley
Closing date: 3rd August 2018
Have you got what it takes to lead and motivate?
We are an accommodation and support service in Bexley working with people with; complex learning, mental health, sensory impairments, mobility and communication needs.
The team comprises of a Service Manager, a Deputy Service Manager, Support Workers?? Grade 2 and Support Workers?? Grade 1.
As a Grade 2 Support Worker, you will;
???Hold a small caseload and supervise staff
???Coordinate and develop Health Action Plans and Person Centred Plans.
???Liaise with health care professionals and other professionals to promote healthy lifestyles; to maximize quality of life for our customers.
???Ensure you demonstrate good practice to promote security of the building, staff and the safety of the customers living in the service.
???Give practical support to individuals in line with customers care plan and Advances ??policy and procedures.
???Help develop local procedural arrangements within the service, contributing to the wider services aims and objectives.
We would love to hear from you if you are passionate about improving the lives of local adults at risk;
For this role you will need to be:
??Flexible to work on a rolling rota; including weekends and evening shifts
??Good at working on your own and within a team
??Able to prioritize your workload
??Excellent at communicating with people
??Able to complete good quality support records
Benefits of working for Advance
We??re a national, charitable organisation, supporting thousands of people across the U.K. We value our staff and the difference they make to the lives of our customers, which is why we offer the following benefits:
??Flexible hours to fit around you and the needs of our customers
??Paid mileage and travel time between appointments
??Paid holiday
??Full, professional training and the opportunity to work towards care qualifications
??Free DBS check
??Support from an experienced team leader
??Excellent opportunities to progress your career within Advance
??Enrolment in a pension scheme with matched contributions above the statutory minimum

Advance is regulated by the Care Quality Commission and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. You will be required to provide evidence of right to work. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be covered by Advance.
We value diversity and therefore welcome applications from everyone interested in working at Advance. Advance are enrolled in the disability confidence scheme.
Advance Housing & Support Ltd reserves the right to close this job once sufficient applications have been received