Advanced Skills Worker

England, Essex, Basildon
£26801 - £30906 per annum
15 Mar 2021
12 Apr 2021
Job role
Support Worker
Contract Type
Full time

Advanced Skills Worker

Permanent, Full Time

£26,801 - £30,906 per annum

Location: Basildon - Longwood Place

Closing Date: 29th March 2021

About the Role

The Advanced Skills Worker role is a rewarding role where you can really make a difference. The role is responsible for the effective practice in a residential home environment, providing support and guidance to adults and their families to ensure robust support through excellent adult social care practice. It is essential that a caring, safe and secure environment is created on a day to day basis alongside specialist expertise to enhance the opportunities to improve outcomes for people.

This role is a senior position within Short Breaks Service for Adults with a learning and physical disability, you'll be working on-site within a shift pattern.

As an experienced and a professional practitioner, you will utilise your expertise in care planning and work directly with adults and colleagues to meet individual outcomes. You will also provide day to day practice guidance to other residential home staff and will formally supervise other residential workers and assistants as determined by the Homes manager.

About Us

With us, you can achieve more - for yourself as well as the vulnerable adults you work to support. We encourage our teams to share their ideas and experience. We work together to get things done. Bring your positive, proactive attitude, and we'll empower you to make the most of your experience as an Advanced Skills Worker within Essex County Council (ECC) Adult Social Care services.

About You

Candidate must have extensive experience within the care setting and have experience as a Team Leader or Senior Staff member.

We are seeking people who are committed to enabling people with a Learning disability and/or autism to live meaningful lives. You will be an experienced and professional practitioner who clearly evidences their support of adults by working collaboratively with them to establish a positive working relationship. You know that if people's interventions are based on their strengths, hopes and dreams that they will thrive.

This role will involve working a shift pattern, which includes weekends and some public holidays, as well as Sleep in duties.

What we offer in return

We'll support you to be to your best, with the resources, training and development to empower you. With flexible working options and other lifestyle benefits, we'll enable you to make the most of your life outside work, too.

Whatever you want to achieve in your social care career, you can do it here.

Apply now at or contact

If you have any questions about the role, or working with us, please contact our Resourcing Team on 0333 013 5888.

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Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

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