Senior Support Worker

  • North Lanarkshire
  • £10.50 per hour (30 hours) and £11.00 per hour (7 hours)
  • 37 hours per week

At SOL, we support people with a range of disabilities to live a fulfilling life within their own homes, family homes and in their local community.

We believe life is worth living when the things that matter most are present. Love, Family, Friendship, Work, Freedom to direct the course of our lives, the opportunity to learn and contribute. We believe that is what ordinary living is all about.

About the role

Role modelling the best person centred care and support, Senior Support Workers will ensure that people are supported by their teams, in line with their needs and wishes. The Senior Support Worker role consists of 30 hours working within teams which will be paid at £9.50 per hour and 7 hours facilitating senior duties which will be paid at £11.00 per hour.

Along with the key responsibilities of support workers, Senior Support Workers will:

• Observe the practice of team members to ensure this is in line with best practice
• Ensure actions from Spot Checks are implemented
• Ensure teams Medication Practice is in line with best practice and that all associated paperwork is in place and in order
• Ensure all paperwork relevant to peoples support needs is in place and up to date
• Act as a first point of contact for team member’s enquiries
• Provide 6 weekly update reports to Practice Leaders
• Accompany Practice Leaders to reviews
• Contribute to the development of outcome based support plans and ensure people are supported in line with these
• Introduce new staff to the people we support by shadowing with them following their induction

We Are Looking For Someone Who Is:

• Reliable
• Trustworthy
• Able to adopt a common sense approach to their work
• Enablers, always looking for ways to support people to do more for themselves
• Flexible in terms of approach and availability
• Able to think and work in a reflective way
• Optimistic in their outlook and open to new ideas and change
• Able to use their own initiative to find solutions to everyday problems

Job Application

Applying to join is easy. Just click on the button below and you will be directed to our online application form.

Our People Coordinator will then shortlist your application and all successful applicants will be invited to Interview within a 3 week timeframe.