Children's Senior Residential Support Worker

Date Posted
20th July 2016
Children, Residential Care, Senior Management, Social Care
£18,000 to £21,000 Per Annum
Contract Type
Permanent, Shift work
NVQ/Diploma Level
Job Roles
Residential Child Care, Senior Support Worker, Social Care, Team Leader, Youth Support Worker

Are you passionate about wanting to make a difference to young people’s lives? 

An excellent opportunity has now arisen for a Senior Children’s Residential Support Worker to join our client in Middleton on a full time permanent basis. You will be joining a small 4 bedded all boys residential home

We are working with a leading independent social care provider who has an excellent reputation for providing high quality tailored care and support for young people living within residential settings.
As a Team leader, you will:

  • Be a key member of the team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our young people.
  •  ensure the care and welfare of each child and provide guidance and support to all RSWs
  • You will be responsible for staff supervisions, leading shifts, ensuring placement plans are followed, policies, procedures, risk assessments and rotas.
  • You will play a key role in promoting education, social inclusion and independent living skills.
  • Other duties will include sleeping in / shift work, including evenings and weekends on a rota system and providing on call support including evenings and weekends on a rota system.

In order to be successful in this position, it is essential that candidates hold:

  • an NVQ Level 3 or a Level 3 Diploma in Children & Young People
  • Previous senior level experience working in a children’s residential home
  • Due to the nature of this role, a full UK driving licence is essential.

Salary: £18,750 - £20,500 basic + £3000 with sleep ins Full time, permanent

So, if you are passionate about wanting to make a difference, supporting young people achieve their potential, becoming a role model, and are able to start immediately – please apply today.

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