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Senior Support Worker


  • Full time
  • 2024-04-11
  • £11.93 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 110324-49733

Leading the way forward, supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities. 

The Guinness Partnership are excited to be growing our Senior Support Worker team across Devon.  We are investing to further improve the support service we provide to our customers, Adults with Learning Disabilities, so that they can live the life that they choose.

As a Senior Support Worker, you will work closely with the Registered Manager to lead a team of dedicated care and support enablers. You will be responsible for:

  • Inducting and training staff to deliver high standards of person-centred care.
  • Monitoring staff performance and giving feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Promoting customer independence ensuring they have choice and control over their own lives, ensuring that care plans and risk assessments are followed.
  • Liaise with professionals regarding the customer’s social care and well-being.
  • Managing the staff rota to ensure that all shifts are covered.
  • Covering on-call duties on a rota basis.
  • Your responsibilities will be shared with another Senior Support Worker.
  • You will have dedicated time to complete administrative tasks, as well as dedicated time to support our amazing customers.

About you

The successful applicant will be:

  • Experienced as a Senior Support Worker/Carer or experience of working within care or support work and be ready for a step up.
  • Ideally you will have experience of supporting people with learning disabilities.
  • Qualified NVQ/RQF Level 2 in Health and Social Care (or be willing to work towards).
  • Strong communication and IT skills.
  • Able to demonstrate Guinness’ care values – Caring, Accountable, Respectful, Ethical & Dedicated.


In return for your dedication and hard work, you will get a fantastic benefits package including:

  • Competitive salary of £24,900 per annum
  • Salary based on 40 hours, equivalent to £11.93 per hour.
  • Permanent full time contract (40 hours) available.
  • Paid sleep in shifts available in some services – £78.75 per night.
  • On-call pay – £150 per week.
  • Helping to save for your future! Guinness will contribute up to 9% towards your pension on a matched basis.
  • Company sick pay after a qualifying period
  • Free enhanced DBS.
  • Unlimited £250 refer a friend scheme
  • Excellent lifestyle benefits portal including cycle to work scheme, discounts at supermarkets, High Street retailers and leisure activities.
  • Fully paid induction training programme.
  • RQF/NVQ qualifications and on-going training and development.
  • Employee Assistance Programme, plus more!

If you want to be part of a team that is going places, we would love to hear from you. Click Apply today!

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

Shifts between 7 am - 10 pm, alternative weekends and on-call rota.

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Job category

Care / support worker, Enabler, Learning disabilities, Senior care / support worker


The Guinness Partnership The Guinness Partnership

Type of organisation

Social enterprise/community interest company


Health and social care

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