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Making Space Senior Support Worker - residential service in Manchester, United Kingdom

Senior Support Worker (Full Time) Salary up to £25,000 per year, Sale, Manchester M33

Lead with your Heart at Making Space

Making Space is an award winning and values based national charity, we always aim high and our vision is to put Wellbeing at the Heart of Health & Social Care. At Making Space our focus is upon building relationships, connecting communities and providing quality care as unique as the people we support.

We have an opportunity available for a senior support worker to join the team at our residential care home , Syrian House, based in Manchester M33 5AL. The service is has been rated 'GOOD' in their last CQC inspection. Please click here for further details about the service.

The Role:

As Senior Support Worker you will supervise staff members and delegate responsibilities ensuring values based support is delivered to the highest standard. You will be supporting adults with mental health illnesses on a person centered basis. Tasks will include following a care plan, medication administering, accessing the community & domestic tasks such as support with shopping and daily living tasks.

Work rota includes evenings, weekends and public holidays. Sleeping in on site is a requirement of role.

Shift pattern would be Late shift (13:30 - 22:15) after which you would do a sleepover, then an early shift (07:00 - 14:00) the following day.

in addition to the annual salary you would be paid a sleep in rate of £40 per night. Therefore with regular sleep in shifts you potentially could earn up to £25,000 per year.

Contract Available: 1 x 37 hour Permanent Contract and 2 x 37 hour 6 month fixed term contract with possible extension to 12 months.

Bank opportunities are also available.

Please click here to view the job description.

Candidates must have experience of administrating medication in a large residential or similar care setting.

Whilst skills are important, our main priority for any new colleague is to find people who share similar values and attitudes to our own.

Who we are looking for:

Kind Hearts – generously building empathy and connection to create a sense of belonging

Tailor Making – nurturing unique relationships to make every day count

Dreaming Big – harnessing imagination we generate confidence in ourselves and others to take the first step

Having Courage – committing bravely to working in ways that take us to new places

Being Ready – responding to whatever comes our way by moving forward together

We offer a range of tailor-made rewards including:

Access up to 30% of your wages as you earn

Pension Schemes min 3% employer contribution

Paid sick leave

Death in Service benefit

Lifestyle and health service discounts through an employee benefits portal

Holidays: 28 days inc. bank holidays subject to contract

Double time for Xmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day

Buy and sell up to 2 weeks holiday – statutory limits apply

Access to library of learning through e-learning portal

Free qualifications level 2 to 6 in Health and Social Care, Management, Admin plus others

Continuous professional development for professionally qualified colleagues

Career development opportunities – 1 in 2 senior posts filled through internal promotion

Travel schemes - cycle to work, car maintenance and 40p a mile travel expenses

Colleague engagement hub and monthly colleague awards

ID: 2023-1516

External Company Name: Making Space Charity

Address Line 1: Sandiway Road