Lead Support Worker - Caerphilly
Are you looking for a job where you can really make a difference?
We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated practice lead support worker to join the team at thisservice providing support foradults with learning disabilities and associated health needs.
The people we support are at the heart of everything we do - they are wonderful individuals and deserve to be treated with respect, dignity and choice. Our main priority, therefore, is to find support workers with values, behaviours and attitudes to match our own.
Could this be you?
Your rolewill beto lead and support staff so that the people we support lead a valued and fulfilling life, by embracing the Care Council Code of Professional Conduct and being accountable for your professional behaviour.
To maximise the potential opportunities for wellbeing and provide innovative ways to support people to achieve outcomes that are measurable and in line with their care and support plans, and support appropriate and agreed risk taking in orderto achieve goals.
To mentor and coach support staff in the values of CMG and demonstrate at all time a professional and knowledgeable demeanour.
In the absence of the Manager, be able to maintain the service provision at a high functional level.
Once you apply, you may be presented with a few questions. Please take the time to read and answer them as honestly as possible.
The Ideal Candidate
Experience of working in care is essential, as is an NVQ/Diploma Level 2 in Health & Social Care.
GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English is also required.
Basic computer knowledge of Word, Excel, email and internet is required.
An understanding of HS requirements would be beneficial.
Experience of delegating tasks and leading teams would also be of use.
About the Company
Weare a leading provider of care and support for adults with learning disabilities and associated complex needs, including autistic spectrum conditions, mental health needs, challenging behaviour, profound and multiple learning disabilities and epilepsy.
The people we support live in homely, family-like residences, and are encouraged to participate fully in the local community.
CMG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the people we support, adults and children, and expect all staff to share this commitment.
Why work for CMG?
In addition to your salary, our benefits package includes:
- a pension scheme
- paid annual leave (28 days including bank holidays, rising to 30 days after 1 year)
- childcare vouchers
- reward/recognition schemes
- a generous staff discount and benefits scheme
We also have excellent opportunities for career progression.