Senior Support Worker

Role Type: Permanent

Location: County Durham, Durham,

Salary From: £13.00

Salary To: £20.00

Contact Name: Gaynor Harding

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The Role:
To deliver the highest standards of support to clients, meeting the personal care needs of all service users in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and supports them to remain as self-managing as possible in line with their person-centred plan of care.

  • Assist with activities of daily living, personal care and any domestic duties.
  • Ensure health, safety and welfare of clients.
  • Record keeping – maintaining up to date reports such as support plans.
  • Maintain regular communication, both written and verbal with the other staff and the Service Manager
  • Respect the individuality and confidentiality of all clients.
  • To communicate effectively
  • Administration of medications
  • Supervising junior staff.

Essential personal attributes.

  • Eligible to work in the UK.
  • NVQ 3 in HSC and a current Safe Handling of Medication qualification.
  • Minimum of 6 months previous UK experience working within a healthcare environment, preferably within a nursing/care/support service.
  • Ability to be patient & keep calm when under pressure.
  • A sense of responsibility
  • Friendly, adaptable & a willing disposition in new environments.
  • Reliable & trustworthy
  • Eligible to work in the UK.

What Major Healthcare Offer you

  • Weekly Pay
  • Flexible working patterns to suit you.
  • Full or Part time work offered, dependent on your circumstances.
  • Continuing support, guidance and professional development.
  • Holiday allowance accrued as you work.
  • 24/7 support line for emergencies
  • Dedicated, personal consultant.

Major Healthcare
Major Healthcare are one of the leading recruitment agencies Nationwide supplying all grades of both Qualified Nurses and experienced care & support staff to the healthcare industry.

If you are interested in the above position, then please send a copy of your CV via the apply button or contact Gaynor 01325 524050


Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent, Temp to perm

Salary: £13.00-£20.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability
  • Day and nightshifts available

Work Location: Various

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