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Senior Support Worker

  • Location:

    Liverpool, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £9.36 - £10.36 per hour + +£45 per sleep

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Malcolm

  • Contact email:

    kathryn@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    765432_1583920936

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-10

  • Consultant:

    Kathryn Malcolm

This is an excellent opportunity to work as a Senior Support Worker within a 5 bedded children's service in Kirkby. The young people, aged 8-16, have EBD and require support throughout the day.

Duties:

  • You will be required to contribute to the personal development of our young people with both practical and emotional support.
  • You will have the opportunity to design, implement, deliver and contribute in a wide range of recreational events. This will involve regular outings and trips and on occasion, extended visits and holidays.
  • To maintain accurate, clear and concise record keeping.
  • To contribute positively to care planning and participate supportively in reviews as requested.
  • To support the staff team and carry out supervisions as requested.

Requirements:

  • Experiance as a Senior in residential care
  • Leadership skills
  • NVQ Level 3 children and young people/residential childcare
  • NVQ Level 5 in management is advantageous

Salary and shifts:

  • £9.36-£10.36 per hour (Rising in April)
  • 2 on 4 off shift pattern
  • 8.30am to 11pm
  • Sleeps after each shift (£45 per sleep)

If this position is of interest to you, please click and apply with your CV, a member of our team will be in touch.