Senior Support Worker

Job Description

About the employer:

Do you what have it takes to support the carers of people with moderate to severe dementia/mental illness out in the community? Are you able to work in a holistic, person-centred and enabling way with the carer, promoting choice, self-determination and fostering connection to local communities; ensuring that they have a positive experience of care and support? Do you have excellent leadership skills to line manage a small team of support workers? If so, this is an exciting new project running for 12 months in the first instance.

About the role:

The successful candidates will:

  • be self-starters, able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • possess excellent organisational, interpersonal and IT skills
  • be able to work closely and collaboratively with colleagues in mental health & other partners
  • have an excellent understanding of the needs and concerns of carers supporting people with dementia/mental illness.

Hours of work:

37 hours per week (part-time may be considered)

How to apply:

To apply please visit www.ageuk.org.uk/notts.

Employee benefits:

As an employee of Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire you will be eligible for our attractive package which includes 24 days annual leave (Pro Rata), public holidays, flexible working and a 4% employer contribution pension (in line with auto-enrolment rules).

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