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Senior Children's Support Worker

  • Location: Ruthin
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Care
  • Salary: £35706 - £38946 per annum EXCELLENT BENEFIT PACKAGE!
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Jordan Allan

I have a GREAT opportunity for a qualified children's support worker to join a children's residential service as a Senior Children's Support Worker supporting young people between the ages of 8-18 who present a range of emotional, behavioural & complex interpersonal behavioural needs.


We are looking for candidates who have experience and want to make a difference in the lives of young people.


**Due to the nature of the job and the activities involved, we are only able to consider applicants who have a full driver's licence and a car**

Salary: £35,706 - £38,946 (sleep allowance included)
Location: Ruthin, Denbighshire (LL15 postcode)
Contract: Permanent
Rota Pattern: 2 on 4 off shift pattern


Benefits:

  • Free meals whilst on shift
  • £500 welcome bonus
  • Company pension
  • Employee benefit scheme
  • UK's leading specialist therapeutic providers
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Full funded induction!
  • Competitions
  • Free Parking
  • Face-to-face specialist training
  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage



As a Senior Children's Support Worker, you will be responsible for:

  • To lead by example and support the management team to run the shift
  • Take greater responsibility for mentoring and supporting newer staff members
  • Encouraging young people to participate in activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.
  • Keeping the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.
  • Protecting children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.
  • Providing support for the children and young people in the home and promoting their independence and well-being.
  • Maintaining a safe environment for young people.
  • Ensuring the safety of the students and maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of the individual's; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.
  • Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically.
  • Developing and maintaining good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers and other professionals involved in the young people's lives such as Psychologists.



Requirements:

  • NVQ or QCF Level 3 in Children and Young People or equivalent is ESSENTIAL
  • 2-year experience in a residential children's home environment is ESSENTIAL
  • A Full Driving Licence is ESSENTIAL as you may be required to transport the children from time to time
  • Ability to work the shift pattern (8am-10pm plus sleep ins)



If you are passionate about the lives of young people and want to make a real difference in the health and social care sector as a Senior Children's Support Worker, this is the job for you!


Click apply today!!

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