Residential Lead Support Worker

  • workinsocialcare.com
  • Berkshire, United Kingdom
  • 29 Nov, 2017
Full time Health & Social Care Nonprofit-Social Services Nurse

Job Description

At MHA we are looking for a self-motivated and driven Residential Lead Support Worker. This role will work as part of the Residential Lead Support team based in the South East, utilising your knowledge gained through relevant qualification and experience to ensure safe care practice within the Home as agreed with the Regional Director.

Job Title: Residential Lead Support Worker
Location: South East Region
Salary: GBP 29,200 per annum
Full Time

As part of your main responsibilities, you will be required to assist the management within the Home to maintain a positive atmosphere and care practices based on the values of MHA deriving from a concern for the individual and mutual respect between residents and staff.

With recent Service Improvement experience in a Care Home setting and supervisory management within the care sector, you will be pivotal in keeping MHA services at the forefront of innovative and excellent practice across its services.

For more information about the role please review the Job Description here.

To be considered for this role you must have a recognised higher qualification in Health and Social Care (QCF or equivalent in Level 3). It will also be an advantage for you to have been a Senior Care Assistant or Deputy Manager, and ability to work with teams to evidence staff coaching and development knowledge to improve effective ways of working.

This is a field based role, working alongside operational colleagues. The post requires a willingness to be flexible and the ability to travel extensively and be away from home on a regular basis. 

About Us

MHA is an award-winning charity providing care, accommodation and support services for more than 17,000 older people throughout Britain. 5,000 older people are living in our care homes, many receiving specialist dementia or nursing care. 2,000 older people are living independently in purpose-built apartments, with access to social and leisure facilities and flexible care should they need it. 10,000 older people are living independently in their own homes with the support of our Live at Home schemes across the UK.

We rely on the commitment and dedication of 7,000 staff and 5,500 volunteers who share our values. Together we aim to provide more quality housing, care and support services to meet the needs of older people across the country.

Please note that interviews may take place prior to the advert closing as and when suitable applications are received. If a suitable candidate is appointed the role may close early, therefore please do not hesitate to submit your application.