Job | Full Time

Senior Support Workers

Positive Futures

Carer Professions
£19,404-£20,462 per annum
Positive Futures is the leading charity for people with a learning disability, acquired brain injury or autistic spectrum condition and their families.
  • Do you believe that people with disabilities have the same rights and choices as everybody else?
  • Are you caring, kind, compassionate and patient?
  • Would you like to help people achieve their dreams?


We have exciting opportunities at our Ferns Supported Living Service where we support people in Coleraine:


Senior Support Workers

Permanent, Full time

37.5 hours per week

£19,404-£20,462 per annum

Waking Nights, Day Shifts, Evenings and Weekends

Flexibility is key as you will be required to carry out nighttime support in order to carry out the duties of the role in full. This will be paid at a Night-time Support Payment of £35.60



Essential Criteria


  1. At least 1 years’ paid experience of supporting people with learning disabilities and/or autistic spectrum conditions and/or acquired brain injury within a health and social care setting
  2. Experience of: 
  • assessment, development and implementation of Person Centred Care / Support Plans 
  • using behaviour management strategies 
  • assessing/managing risk
  • working as part of a team within a Health and Social Care setting.
  1. Proficient in using standard office IT applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook
  2. Full valid driving license in order to meet the requirements to drive service or mobility cars*


* This criterion can be waived if it cannot be met due to the applicant having a disability.


If you can give us a commitment to put the people we support first, we can give you

  • Holiday allowance up to 33 days per year
  • 4% pension contribution
  • Employee discount card
  • Loyalty benefits
  • Generous sickness and maternity pay




Apply online: before midnight on Thursday 5 August 2021.  


Positive Futures reserves the right to enhance the shortlisting criteria. Only the information provided on the application form will be considered for shortlisting.


For more information please contact Zena on [email protected]

Closing Date

Thursday / 05 August 2021 11:59pm

Contact Details

17 Sandel Village, Knocklynn Road
BT52 1NY
United Kingdom

More Information

Please visit our website to apply. Please note that all applications must be made online.