Senior Support Worker in United Kingdom

Applying for the Senior Support Worker role

Job Title: Senior Support Worker
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £24,000 - £25,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Social Care
Sub Sector: Support Worker
Job Reference No: SSWSea

Job Description

Senior Support Worker at St. Johns School and College

£24,876 per annum

Brighton and Hove (Peacehaven included)

Are you energetic but patient? Do you enjoy working as part of a team with a community of likeminded professionals?



Benefits of working as a Support Worker for St. John’s:

All care staff received a 9-12% pay rise in the last year meaning we pay above the Brighton and Hove Living Wage
Flexible working accommodated – Part time and Full time
Term time only and 52 weeks a year roles
Career development plan offered and encouraged
Opportunities for further learning and development.
St. John’s were named in the top 3 largest employers in Brighton and Hove
Free healthcare cash plans – claim back on dental and health expenditures.
Dedication to our employees’ mental wellbeing, including a drop-in service, free counselling, coaching, and occupational health specialist confidential sessions.



Along with sharing the same passion, the ideal candidate will have:



3 years’ experience in a Health and Social Care Setting, a LD setting is desirable
A positive attitude and be an outgoing individual
Outstanding communication skills
A passion for empowering children and young people



Some of your duties will include:

Being the leader on shift
Managing staff effectively, including undertaking investigations into misconduct where required
Management of staff probations and 1-2-1s. Including promotion of professional development
Delegation of work to teams and individuals
Promoting the emotional health and self-esteem of the young people
You will also support young people in making their own decisions.



Who are we?

St. John’s School supports children and young people with learning disabilities and autism, base in Seaford on the East Sussex Coast.

St. John’s is not just a workplace, it’s a community. We offer high quality education and care for young people aged 7-25, with a range of special education needs. We are proud to have achieved:

Autism Accreditation from the National Autistic Society
Mindful Employer Committed 2021
Disability Confident Committed Employer 2021.



Exciting opportunity? We think so! Your journey starts here, so take the first step to become part of the St. John’s School & College team by clicking apply!



St. John’s is committed to the safeguarding and protection of young people, vulnerable adults and children. Employment will be subject to the receipt of two satisfactory professional references, an enhanced DBS certificate and occupational health clearance. We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills, and stories to join our staff team and influence and develop our working practice. We are particularly keen to hear from people who are currently underrepresented in our staff team and will invite for interview all candidates who meet the role criteria and identify as disabled and/or from a Black, Asian, or minority ethnic background. St. John’s School and College are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and sexual orientation.

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