Senior Care Support Workers
39 hours per week
Contract: Permanent, Full-time (39 hours per week)
Salary: £23,000 per annum
Locations: One vacancy near Truro and one near St Austell
Closing date: Sunday 30 January 2022
Since it began in 1982, Spectrum has grown to become a leading provider of specialist care for autistic adults and children. We are a charity and proud of our track record working with children and adults with complex and challenging needs. We operate 17 residential homes, one community outreach service and one specialist education centre at various location across Cornwall.
We currently have two vacancies for a Senior Care Support Worker (SCSW), one to be based at a home near Truro and the other at a home near St Austell.
The role entails helping to lead shifts under the guidance of the Registered Manager or Deputy Manager. This includes managing resources and delivering person-centred care with the aim of providing the best possible quality of life for our service users.
To be successful in this role, you will need:
- Level 2 Health and Social Care qualification and a commitment to work towards achieving Level 3 within your first 24 months of appointment.
- An understanding of legislative requirements around care of vulnerable people, the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
- Broad knowledge and understanding of autism and associated conditions, with experience of managing or supervising others in a care workplace environment.
- To be computer literate with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including initiative, adaptability, confidence, tolerance and resilience.
If you are interested in this role, then we are interested in hearing from you! To find out more, please email email@example.com to ask for an application form.
Please note that all offers of employment with us at Spectrum are conditional upon your passing our compliance checks; including right-to work, satisfactory references, an Enhanced DBS check (paid for by us) and evidence that you are either fully vaccinated against Coronavirus or medically exempt
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