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Senior Support Worker

  • Location:

    Clacton-On-Sea, Essex

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £18000 - £22000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nikki Hunt

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  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Nikki Hunt

We have an exciting new job opportunity for a Level 3 qualified Senior Support Worker in Clacton-on-sea! - Essex!

You will be working in a newly opened home for 5 young people with social, emotional and mental health difficulties.

This is a full time role based on 40 hours per week plus an average of 1 sleep in each week. Sleep ins are paid at an extra £35 per sleep. Below is an example of the hours that will be required for this role:

08.00 am - 11.00 pm
03.30 - 11.00pm plus sleep ins.
You will be on a rolling rota.

A Level 3 Residential Childcare qualification is essential for this role.

Your Role

-Supporting the management to run a successful staff team and all day to day operations of the home.

-To assist the management team with the supervisions of junior staff. Inducting new staff into the homes procedure and culture.

-Ensuring the highest standards of care in relation to the young people's physical, behavioural and emotional needs.

-Be the young person's champion and as part of the wider team strive to ensure that they achieve their aspirations and full potential.

-Assist senior staff with the writing and maintaining of placement and risk management plans.

-Supporting the young people in a manner that is centred and focused around their individual needs in a safe and nurturing environment.

-You will be assigned a key child and play a pivotal role in their day to day life including attending reviews and liaising with external agencies.

-Support and encourage education engagement.


-Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
-A generous annual leave entitlement
-Online benefits and cash-back rewards
-Cycle to work scheme
-Dental Insurance
-Travel Insurance
-Health Cash Plan
-SMART Pension option

Referral Bonus:

At Vetro Recruitment we recognise that exceptional people always know other exceptional people, so why not earn £50 to £250 for referring them to Vetro Recruitment.

At Vetro Recruitment we have over 25 years' experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our 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.

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 merits alone.