Salary: £28,329.60 to £28,828.80 Annum (Salary based on a 48-hour contract. A higher range is offered to applicants with qualifications in health and social care)
The role consists of shift work and weekends on a rota basis. Do you need more flexibility? We know how hard it can be to find a job to suit personal commitments and that’s why Choice Care is offering a number of flexible positions to fit around your needs. We have a range of working patterns to suit you, get in touch to see if we can help.
Overview of the role
The role of the Senior Social Care Worker is to provide support and guidance to a team of social care workers, whilst making sure you always provide the highest level of care and lead by example. You will also liaise with the seniors in the home reporting any matters of concern. You must have experience in the care sector and have the willingness to learn and expand on your previous knowledge. Not only will you make a huge difference to people’s lives, but you’ll be able to enjoy days out, trips away and join in with many more activities, all of which ensures the people we work with are safe, happy and lead fulfilling lives.
Being patient, reliable, flexible, a team player and a good communicator are key characteristics of a successful Team Leader.
What are the benefits?
Who are we?
Choice Care is one of the UK’s leading residential care providers for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health conditions. With over 30 years’ experience, we’re at the forefront of national best practice, with among the highest CQC ratings of any comparable organisation. We are also proud to be one of the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers for the second year in a row!
Our homes are more than just a place to live, they’re like a second family for everyone we support. Each home is a close knit community, with its own unique personality, and all the ups and downs of typical family life, built on trust and the promise of unconditional care. Our colleagues build close bonds with the people they care for, helping to create enduring, positive relationships that build confidence and self-esteem.
In every Choice Care home there’s a strong emphasis on living life to the full and having fun, with purposeful daily activities based on individual preferences and capabilities. Alongside this there are regular social events, projects, outings and holiday breaks which everyone can get involved in and express themselves through.
Where will you work?
Beech Tree House is a large property in a semi-rural setting, supporting up to eight young men and women, with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex needs. The home is located in Holmer Green, a busy village with local amenities and an active community, with easy access to nearby High Wycombe and Amersham. Everyone at Beech Tree has a tailored activity programme, matched to their preferences and capability, such as cooking and baking, and arts and crafts, helping to build self-confidence and independence skills. The home also has a vehicle for local travel and regular educational and recreational trips.