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Senior Life Practitioner

Job details
Posting date: 24 May 2024
Salary: £26,043.68 to £28,296.32 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 23 June 2024
Location: Sleaford, Midlands, ng34 9qp
Company: Kisimul Group
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 53089161

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Summary

About The Role

ADULT SERVICES / LIFE PRACTIONER- LEARNING DISABILITIES

Suillean House - Heckington
Benefits

- Genuine career development opportunities with transparent pay grades [find out more here - Recruitment | Autism, Learning Disability, Residential Care (kisimul.co.uk)]
- Fully funded qualifications – Diploma Level 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care
- Blue Light card which give you access to discounts in over 15,000 venues UK wide
- Care Friends – earn additional money just by sharing our job adverts with your friends
- WageStream, a financial wellbeing app, allowing you early access to some of your wages for those unforeseen expenses
- Unlimited access to Health Assured for yourself and partner, for support with physical & mental health, legal advice and a whole host of other tools
- Life Assurance
- Flexible working patterns

What is it like to work at Kisimul? Click here to hear our teams talking about life at Kisimul: https://youtu.be/pP-sFmzkR88
Find out more about Meaningful Life Model: https://youtu.be/XWo2VXzeGIg
About the position:
Reporting into the Registered Manager, the Senior Residential Support Worker is responsible for advocating and providing person centred care and supporting our staff team to perform their wide range of duties appropriately and effectively, ensuring they can deliver the best possible care and support to our residents.
What will you be doing:
• Positively contribute to the personal development of our residents with both practical and emotional support.
• Lead by example, behave and communicate appropriately at all times.
• Design, implement, deliver and contribute in a wide range of innovative and exciting recreational events within the home and wider community. This will involve regular outings and trips and on occasion, extended visits and holidays.
• Using knowledge and experience, contribute positively to care planning and participate supportively in reviews as requested, demonstrating a sound knowledge regarding nutrition and hygiene.
• Maintain accurate, clear and concise record keeping.
• Take ownership for key-worker duties and where appropriate look to develop and strengthen links with families, friends and relevant significant others.
• Work in partnership with the Manager to ensure streamlined service delivery and consistent communication across the homes.
• Proactively participate in supporting the staff team to include carrying out supervisions as requested.
• Attend and contribute positively to regular staff meetings and hand-over meetings, ensuring all relevant information is disseminated appropriately and in a timely manner.
• Contribute positively to the training and development of the staff team to include own personal development / highlighting any training needs.

About The Candidate

What experience and qualifications do you need:
• Diploma Level 2 in Health & Social Care
• Experience of providing care and support to young adults, ideally young adults with disabilities, autism and complex needs
• Competent written and oral communication skills to include computer literacy
What will you get in return:
• A competitive salary.
• Extensive training packages with time rostered out of your work rota to attend.
• Pension
• Life Assurance
• Genuine career development opportunities for those who want them.
• A beautiful home and grounds to work within.
• Fully funded DBS checks

About Kisimul Group

Kisimul Group Ltd are a group of independent specialist schools and adult provisions providing exceptional residential care and award-winning education to children, young people and adults with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, severe and complex learning difficulties, global development delay and associated challenging behaviour.
Kisimul is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults, children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Kisimul is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality for all
All applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS Check. Kisimul Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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