Senior Support Worker

  • £26175 per annum, Benefits: Plus Benefits
  • Liverpool, UK

Senior Support Worker

Salary: £14.38ph Full time (Additional on Call payments). Location: Liverpool Hours: Shift patterns vary – rota-based system (You must be flexible) (On call)

Qualifications and Experience:

  • NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care (or Level 2 with a willingness to work towards Level 3)
  • 2 years’ experience working with people with learning disabilities using a person-centred approach and experience working with and relating to people from diverse backgrounds.

You will be ensuring the service provision maintains a high standard of quality, meeting the aspirations and needs of individuals supported by Natural Breaks and demonstrating positive outcomes.


  • Lead teams to ensure individuals are exposed to a fulfilled and active lifestyle.
  • Create person-centred plans to support individuals achieve their goals.
  • Review and update guidelines for support and complete risk assessments.
  • Align rotas and shift patterns with the individuals plan and needs.
  • Work in a team environment supporting individuals in existing and new connections.
  • Promote principles and values ensuring these are practiced.
  • Inductions for new staff (Ensure staff get full training, personal development, reviews)
  • Support the team in maintaining physical and mental wellbeing of individuals.
  • Develop a self-supporting team which provides consistency and continuity.
  • Participate in the on-call system.
  • Provide written and verbal reports.
  • Ensure all staff are aware and adhere to the Natural Breaks policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the service budget, adhere to financial procedures, and address discrepancies.
  • Fulfil contract compliance and CQC.
  • Provide direct support, rota-based sleep ins and waking cover.
  • Lead and contribute to projects that enhance Natural Breaks.
  • Provide monthly supervisions, meetings, and annual appraisal for staff.
  • Meet safeguarding responsibility and ensure staff are aware of these.
  • Take responsibility for personal development needs, informing line manager.
  • Carry out any other duties allocated by the Service Managers or Chief Executive.



  • Support people consistence with their rights, choices, and responsibilities.
  • Support individuals to make informed choices.
  • Competent in supporting personal care needs whilst showing dignity and respect.
  • Promote inclusion and support individuals to maintain relationships.
  • Ability to lead, organise and plan.
  • Establish good working relationships.
  • Good communications skills, interpersonal skills, IT skills, problem solving and decision making.
  • Ability to manage money and resources including rotas.


If this opportunity aligns with your professional aspirations, we invite you to reach out for a confidential discussion please contact Hannah McGlynn via email at for more information, or call 07500827519. Alternatively, we welcome you to apply to this advertisement. Our dedicated consultants will promptly reach out to you, ensuring a seamless and confidential process.

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