The Grange Centre at Bookham provides vital services supporting people with learning disabilities to lead independent and fulfilling lives.
We’re looking for Senior Support Workers to join our wonderful team here at The Grange at Bookham. We are open to considering full time, part time or those wishing to work weekends only, for us it’s about finding the right people to enhance our team.
About The Role
By joining The Grange as a Senior Support Worker, you’ll instantly become part of our dedicated community, our ethos is Person Centred Care and Support and you’ll see and feel this at every level. We are proud that we do not rely heavily on agency staff, so you’ll get to know your colleagues and the people we support quickly.
As a Senior Support Worker you’ll need to be an expert communicator, regularly liaising and working closely with others across The Grange, ensuring that everyone is treated with dignity and respect and that we meet their needs and aspirations. You’ll work in partnership with Team Leaders and Positive Behaviour Champions to ensure we continue to achieve our high standards of Person Centred care and support.
There’s a huge emphasis on team work and you’ll play an important part in a busy committed team of support workers by shift leading, keeping everything running smoothly, holding regular 1:1 and supervision meetings and ensuring we meet standards set and fulfil all of our legal compliance responsibilities.
You’ll be supported by a welcoming team and provided with an extensive training programme to help you develop your skills and knowledge.
We know the care industry can be tough, but The Grange brings so much joy to not only the people we support but also to the staff team and wider community too.
What Colleagues Say
Don’t just take our word for it, here’s a snippet of what our team had to say in our October 2023 staff survey:
96.4% of the team say they understand how the purpose & values of Grange relate to their job
92% say training gives them the skills and knowledge to do their job properly
We have an open, no blame culture as emphasised by 98.8% of the team saying feel able to admit when they make a mistake
97.6% are proud of the service they deliver
83.3% feel their opinions count and are encouraged to contribute to decisions.
94% feel colleagues are helpful and supportive
About The Grange at Bookham
The Grange Centre for People with Disabilities provides vital services supporting people with learning disabilities to lead independent and fulfilling lives.
We are unique in Surrey as we are offer accommodation, care support and wide range of skills training and activities all on one beautiful 8-acre site in Bookham. Our services are most suited for people with mild to moderate disabilities.
We are a regulated care provider, a charity and a housing association and we provide three services – residential care for those with higher care needs, Supported living for people working towards independence and Skills & Activities – a wide range of training, work experience and mini businesses.
Interested to Find Out More?
We’d be delighted to share more about the role and our fantastic community with you, The Grange truly is a welcoming and fun place to work.
Feel free to pop an email to [email protected] or call us on 01372 452608 or fill in the application details on our careers page and we’ll be in touch very soon.