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Senior Support Worker - Children & Young People

  • Location:

    Tavistock

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £10.15 per hour, Benefits: Generous discount and benefit scheme, Genuine opportunities for career progression,

  • Contact:

    Menna Del

  • Contact email:

    menna@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J1409

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2048-01-24

  • Startdate:

    2020-09-07

  • Consultant:

    Menna Del Williams

ARE YOU AN EXPERIENCED SUPPORT WORKER LOOKING FOR THE NEXT STEP IN YOUR CAREER?
DO YOU WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

Job: Senior Support Worker
Hourly rate: £10.15
Contract: Permanent contract, working a variety of shifts. 
Full and part time contracts are available
Location: Tavistock 


What will you do as a Senior Support Worker?

Support the Management team with the daily running of the service
Be a positive and influential member of the team
Shift planning and supervision on shift
Mentoring, inducting and training staff
Provide hands-on support to service users 
Work calmly and efficiently - whilst dealing with challenging situations

As a key member of the team, a Senior Support Worker is responsible for being a hands-on member of staff; mentoring, inducting and training more junior members of the team. The Senior Support Worker will also build positive relationships with service users, their families and the wider community. The ideal candidate will have a passion for supporting young people, previous experience as a support worker, along with the motivation to develop their career.


Who Are We Looking For?

Due to the nature of our service, a background in Support Work and experience working with Children and Young People 
Common sense approach
Ability to build strong relationships with service users and families 
Caring nature 
IT Literate
Own transport is essential
A good sense of humour always helps!

A Level 3 Diploma in Children or Young People's Workforce or willingness to undertake this qualification is also essential.

Benefits

Genuine opportunities for career progression
Opportunity to complete NVQ qualification
Continuous support and mentoring from senior management team
Generous staff discount and benefits scheme
Free enhanced DBS



 
To be considered for this role, please click "Apply". One of the Vetro team will be in touch to talk about the role in more detail and your experience.
 
At Vetro Recruitment we have over 100 years' combined recruitment experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We are REC GOLD accredited and CIW registered and pride ourselves on the service we offer our clients and candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role.
 
Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.
 
www.vetrorecruitment.co.uk
 
Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merit alone.