Senior Support Worker

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Role type
Supported Living Senior Support Worker
Ravenscroft House - Bursledon - Southampton
Closing date
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Position: Senior Support Worker (Supported Living)

Location: Ravenscroft - Southampton - Hampshire

Company: Regard Group

Salary: £8.80 plus benefits

Closing Date: 19/09/2018

Benefits: Childcare vouchers, Long service recognition awards, Wider wallet scheme, Opportunities to help you achieve recognised qualifications through our training programme

About Us

Ravenscroft House is situated in Burlsdon, Southampton providing 24 hour flexible and individually tailored support to seven people in a supported living environment. The team at Ravenscroft provides services to people with learning disabilities and associated health conditions such as mental health and/or including physical disabilities.


  • Deputises in support of the Service Manager, managing and monitoring performance in areas delegated e.g. team management, operational targets, quality standards and sector regulatory requirements. Reporting back to the manager.
  • Acts as the Designated Responsible Person on shift as required.
  • Manages the team and the staff rota as delegated by the Service Manager.
  • Manages team workload, as authorised by the Service Manager, by delegating appropriate tasks to staff, directing and supporting them to organise and co-ordinate their specific tasks deadlines and quality standards. · Contributes to recruitment, induction, support and training of staff as required.
  • Completes and submits work and updates accurately and to deadlines, using Regard’s reporting systems as delegated by the Service Manager.
  • Ensures Service Users are safeguarded by working within internal policies, medication management systems, staff handbook, all relevant external regulatory requirements (CQC, CSSIW, OFSTED etc.)
  • Compiles Care Plans and risk assessments using relevant information and Regard templates to provide staff with information/guidance to support individual, personalised care in line with Service User needs and goals. Updates information to ensure changing needs are recognised and met.
  • Promotes goal-oriented activities and care, actively working with the staff team to support achievement of Service User aspirations and deliver meaningful outcomes.  
  • Responsible for the capture, monitoring and collation of outcome information and data, using Regard documentation and processes e.g. activity planners, daily records, key worker review/month review templates, to support the key worker/monthly review process, discussions with commissioners and with families/carers.

 Please note there is a quick 2 minute registration process to apply for this position

Regard values - Compassionate care, Excellence and Hard work

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