Senior Support Worker - Leatherhead
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week (shift work) (FTE)
  • Salary £20,207.07 per annum (FTE)
  • Closing date Monday, 31 December 2018
  • Location
  • Contact
    Name: Amy Williams
    Telephone: 01372 841100
    Contact address:
    QEF Independent Living Services
    Oaklawn Road
    KT22 0BT

At Independent Living Services we aim to provide high quality care and support for people with physical and/or learning diffculties.  We have recently reviewed and streamlined our quality service in line with our organisational values and behaviours.  As a result we have a number of exciting positions available.  If you want to make a real difference come and join our new team and help shape our future vision.


To provide the highest standard of person centred care and support in the residential service for adults with complex disabilities, ensuring that their physical, emotional and social needs are met and they are treated with respect and dignity.

Under the direction of the Registered Manager/Team Leader to assist with the day to day operational management of the service including people management and ensuring compliance with all legislative and organisational standards.

About the role

•    To lead the day to day running of the shift ensuring residents’ care needs are met and correct staffing levels are maintained

•    Required to support and manage a team of Support Workers in accordance with policies and procedures

•    To ensure implementation of appropriate systems and procedures to meet regulatory requirements and contribute to the continuous improvement of the service

•    To ensure residents have a stimulating and fulfilling programme of activities that meet their individual needs

•    To ensure the safety of residents in terms of moving and handling, medication practices and risk management

About you

You will have a NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care

You will have a minimum of 1 year’s experience of working with people with physical and/or learning disabilities and knowledge of person centred care and support

You will have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and experience of managing a staff team particularly around supervision, appraisal and performance management

For full details see Job Description and application form to apply for this role

Successful applications are subject to an enhanced DBS (formally CRB) disclosure.Successful candidates will receive full paid induction.  NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent either gained previously or to be achieved in post.


  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Pension and Life Assurance
  • Westfield Healthcare Cash back scheme and shopping discounts
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free on-site parking
  • Transport offered to and from main train station 
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