Senior Support Worker

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SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER - £10-11.50 per hour - Matlock

Chase Recruitment have an exciting new opportunity available for a Senior Support Worker, in the Matlock area, working with a specialised care provider focused on residential support for individuals with mental health and learning difficulties including Autism, Personality Disorders and Schizophrenia.

Our client is committed to providing you with all the support you would need in your Continuous Personal Development, including paid training up to a Level 5 and all mandatory training too.

As a Support Worker, your role would include:

  • Providing care for a small group of inpatients, supporting them towards independent living.
  • Ability to work effectively and independently.
  • Work with the management and other team members to provide the best levels of care available.
  • Willing to be flexible in caring styles.
  • Access to a company car to escort in-patients on day-trips.

The ideal Support Worker will have:

  • Experience with medication handling and dual diagnosis is preferred.
  • Previous experience working with individuals with challenging behaviours.
  • Experience working with individuals with learning disabilities, mental health, autism and complex behavioural needs of at least 2 years.
  • Access to a full UK driving license.
  • A live DBS available (we can run one for you if you don't already hold one)
  • A level 3 in Health and Social is preferred but willing to accept an applicant at Level 2 providing you are willing to train up.
  • A caring and compassionate nature with a desire to help and a can-do attitude

We are currently accepting applications for this position as a Senior Support Worker so if this is the right fit for you then don't hesitate to send your CV to gemma.bush@chase-rec.com or call Chase Recruitment today.

If this role isn't for you but could fit someone you know, we also offer a referral scheme with bonuses of up to £100 for successful sign-on. As a specialist care recruitment agency, we can also find work tailored to your specific requests, so get in contact today if you're looking for a new job and I will be happy to help you secure your dream role!

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