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Senior Support Worker (Supported Living)

Senior Support Worker (Supported Living)


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Role Type:

Senior Support Worker


30hrs P/W


£12.41 - £12.85 P/H



Contract Type:

Full Time


Supported Living

Job Description:

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A full time Senior Support Worker position available for 30 hours per week in our Supported Living service, Bideford. 

Summary of Role

We are looking for a motivated individual to  assist the Service Manager with a range of leadership responsibilities,  to include providing supervision and support for an identified team and  reviewing and maintaining care and support documentation. £12.41 per hour, rising to £12.85 per hour after a successful 6 month probationary period.

The  post holder will form part of the management structure by working  alongside another Senior supporting the Service Manager to support  people in a new shared supported living service in Bideford. Providing  person-centred support, in response to each individual’s needs and  aspirations, will require the post holder to be flexible and responsive  to change.  The position will involve working evenings, weekends and  sleep ins.

The ideal candidate will have:

· Excellent communication and organisational skills.

· To be willing to undertake additional required training commensurate with the post.

· Social care qualification, or willingness to undertake this.

· Ideally have previous experience of leading a team in a similar service.

About Us

The  Northam Care Trust is one of the largest social care providers in North  Devon with charitable and limited company status employing over 260  staff in our expanding Service Continuum.  We have been in operation for  45 years and are a not for profit Charity which means every penny gets  reinvested into our staff and clients.


· Full e-learning training provided including the opportunity for professional qualifications.

· Double pay for bank holidays.

· Enhanced overtime rate.

· Birthday leave.

· Company pension scheme.

· Additional annual leave for length of service up to 25 days plus bank holidays.

· Training & Attendance Bonuses.

· Membership discount with ARC for racquet sports & gym.

· Cash staff referral scheme.

· Free Will Writing service.

· Cycle to work scheme.

How to apply:

Online Application Form (preferable) - Click Here (opens in another window).

CV’s or downloaded application form (available at the top of the page) can be emailed to

Postal applications can be sent to – HR Manager, The Northam Care Trust, Rose Hill, Heywood Road, Bideford, Devon  EX39 3PG

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