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Senior Support Worker

OrganisationThornage Hall
LocationThornage, Holt
Contract typePermanent
Salary£18,030 per annum
Hours37.5 per week, shift pattern currently under review, there is a requirement to undertake at least one sleep-in shift per week
Date posted11 October 2018
Closing date19 October 2018
Contact nameChristine Hamlett or Natasha Graveling

Thornage Hall provides supported living accommodation in 5 houses located in the beautiful surroundings of the Thornage Hall estate. We strive to work together for people and the environment. We work both within our community at Thornage as well as with wider communities and organisations in Norfolk in order to meet the needs of adults with learning disabilities and keep environmental sustainability at the heart of what we do.

We currently have vacancies for two Senior Support Workers to work alongside our Independent Living Managers to support adults with a learning disability whilst co-ordinating activities in the Houses. You will achieve this by pro-actively creating an environment which promotes person centred planning and independent living. You will also ensure that our tenants’ physical, spiritual, cultural and emotional needs are met and they are supported to have choice and control in their daily lives.

You should have experience of providing person centred services and demonstrate an understanding/experience of relating to adults with learning disabilities. You must have an understanding of the principles of CQC together with an understanding of safeguarding issues relating to vulnerable adults along with basic cooking skills. You will ideally possess a Level 3 qualification in health and social care or equivalent qualification. Our job description/person specification will give you more information.

Successful applicants must undergo a DBS check.

How to apply

We are unable to accept CVs. All applicants should complete and return our application form, together with our recruitment monitoring form. Forms can be emailed to office@thornagehall.co.uk or sent by post, marked Private and Confidential, to HR, Thornage Hall, Thornage, Holt, NR25 7QH.

Closing Date for receipt of applications: Noon 19 October 2018.

Shortlisting will take place on 22 October and interviews will take place the week commencing 29 October 2018.

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