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Senior Residential Childcare Worker

  • Location:

    Woolston

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £26564 - £30435 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cerys Williams

  • Contact email:

    cerys@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J2356

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-19

  • Startdate:

    2020-12-22

  • Consultant:

    Cerys Williams

We are recruiting for experienced Senior Support Workers to support vulnerable young people with Learning Disabilities and Autism within their residential home in the Woolston area of Southampton.
 
Salary: £26,564 - £30,435 per year (inclusive of sleep-ins). This is a basic salary of £23,296 - £23,920 per year, plus £62.64 per sleep-in shift.
Shifts and Hours: 12-24hr sleep-in shifts on a rolling rota (depending on the needs of the home) - 39hrs per week. Full Time and Permanent. You will work 4-8 sleep-in shifts a month. This includes mornings/afternoons/evenings/weekends/bank holidays.
 
Responsibilities:
  • To support young people with challenging behaviours in their day to day lives.
  • To support and work alongside a team of support workers.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Able to be motivated, proactive, enthusiastic, resilient and empathetic.
 
Requirements:
  • Full UK Manual Driving Licence is essential, due to the location of the home and due to the requirements of the role.
  • QCF Level 3 in Children and Young People / Children's Residential qualification is essential.
  • Experience within a children's residential setting or with challenging behaviours is essential.
  • Able to take responsibility for the care and well being of young people.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be aged 23 or over, due to the oldest child at the setting and due to the policies of the organisation.
 
Benefits:
  • Entitlement to 28 days of annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays).
  • Full Training and support.
  • Enrolment onto vocational qualification courses.
  • Progressive pay scale.
  • Access to voluntary benefits including discounts at cinemas, restaurants and retail establishments.
  • Enhanced DBS Check paid for by the organisation.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, interviews are currently being held via Microsoft Teams or Zoom video calling in order to adhere to the social distancing measures.

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