Permanent | Full Time (37.5 hrs per week) | Enham Alamein | £10.44 per hour

This is an exciting opportunity to provide a role for a leading disability charity that lives by the following values; TOGETHER we do amazing, We WOW people every day and We dare to be DIFFERENT. Reporting to Senior House Manager, you will provide management support to Care Homes Management team to deliver high-quality care and support to our residents.

The Role

We are looking for an enthused, care champion to join us as a Senior Support Worker on a permanent basis, to motivate and support our Care Homes Management team in providing person-centred care and support to our clients.

Are you excited at the prospect of motivating and supporting a dynamic care team to achieve the highest quality care our residents deserve? Yes? Please get in touch!

As our Senior Support Worker, you will:

  • Lead day to day planning of rotas for clients and staff
  • Ensure support plans and risk assessments are monitored and regularly reviewed * Assist clients to plan their life around their needs and goals ensuring appropriate risk assessments are conducted
  • Facilitate opportunities for clients to experience work, volunteering or learning opportunities in accordance with their support plan
  • Provide personal care and support as required to service users whilst encouraging further development of skills
  • Complete staff 1:1 supervision every 4-6 weeks and annual staff appraisals
  • Support and manage volunteers in accordance with the volunteer handbook
  • Maintain your teams training records including role specific training/ competency requirements
  • Cooperate with CQC inspections Key Results Areas
  • Ensure client care is provided to the highest possible standard for every client * Embed and maintain key principles of personalisation to service provided to clients
  • Support team development and knowledge transfer to maintain high quality care standards

What we are looking for from you!

  • NVQ Level 3 in Care (Or working towards) or Promoting Independence or Equivalent
  • Employment experience within a social care or health setting
  • Knowledge of disability issues e.g., relating to physical access, adaptations
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding vulnerable adults and children
  • Ability to manage relationships and demonstrate strong communicational abilities when faced with individuals with various backgrounds, communication requirements and specialist needs


***Please note that we will be conducting a rolling programme of short-listing and interviewing and reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time, therefore we recommend you apply as soon as possible to ensure you do not miss the opportunity.***

All applicants are guaranteed an initial phone interview to discuss their aspirations and how their values are aligned with Enham Trust.

Enham Trust:

Enham Trust is celebrating 100 years of helping people with disabilities to live work and enjoy life. We believe that disabled people deserve to live full and happy lives, and that their disability should not act as a barrier.

That’s why we provide supportive and accessible environments for them to live, personalised care that promotes their independence and access to activities and employment that promote education, self-fulfilment and achievement.

Now is an exciting time to join the team as we transform our residential care homes into a Supported Living service and seek to expand our services to support even more people across Hampshire and the South West.

COVID-19 Information - During the pandemic we are following Government guidance regarding reducing transmission rates. This means we are taking every precaution to keep you, and everyone involved safe during the recruitment process.

Additionally, please be aware that this advertisement is for a post at a CQC Registered Care Home and therefore by law successful applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless clinically exempt.

DBS Requirements - Enham Trust follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.