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Senior Residential Childrens Worker

  • Location:

    Whitchurch

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £31000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandra Watts

  • Contact email:

    alexandra@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J2534

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-04

  • Startdate:

    2021-02-02

  • Consultant:

    Alexandra Watts

We have an incredible opportunity for Senior Children Residential Support Workers to join a FANTASTIC 4-bedded residential home for children and young people, based in Whitchurch, supporting young people between the ages of 8-17 with predominantly EBD for long term settled therapeutic placements. The organisation is particularly selective about which young people we care for ensuring that we get the right balance within the homes.


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

Salary: £25,000 - £31,000 
Location: Whitchurch, Shropshire
Hours: Full time (shift pattern is 2 on 2 off, inclusive of sleep-ins)
Shift pattern: 7.00am – 11pm 


About the Role:
You will be joining an established and experienced care team as a Senior Residential Support Worker. This role is offered on a full-time basis, working on a 2 on 2 off shift pattern which is inclusive of sleep-ins. You will receive an in-depth induction and training programme upon joining this Children’s Residential Service, and your duties will include:
  • Support the Deputy Care Managers and managers in managing the home and deputise in their absence
  • Supervise and support the staff team on a day to day basis
  • Work to very high standards
  • Have a Level 3 in Children and Young People or Residential Care or Children’s Workforce
  • 2 years minimum experience of working in an EBD residential setting with children and young people.
  • Have a proven track record of providing high quality care for our young people
  • Hold a full driving licence and your own vehicle. You must also hold business use extension on your car insurance
  • Flexible in providing consistent support to the young people in our care
Benefits

  • Generous annual leave scheme
  • Bonus Scheme where you can earn an extra £50 per month and amazing earning potential
  • Extensive training and career development with a clear progression pathway for those wishing to further their careers.
  • Dental & Medical insurance
  • Personal Pension
  • Life Insurance
  • 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme, offering access to doctors 24/7, money back on medical costs and counselling support
  • Money saving discounts from thousands of stores
  • Income protection
Key Skills Required:
  • Experience as a Children’s Residential Support Worker, or working with children with EBD.
  • You must be a car driver as you will be required to transport young people from time-to-time.
  • You must be over the age of 21.
  • NVQ or QCF Level 3 in Children & Young People or equivalent.