Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
£25000 - £25500 per annum
about 2 months ago
Alexandra Watts RGN
We have a fantastic new opportunity to join a large Children's organisation that provide residential care and education throughout the West Midlands and North West. The services based in Stoke-on-Trent, work with young people with extensive, complex and enduring needs, who display high risk behaviours.
Specialist service: Challenging behaviours which may include: SHB, learning disabilities, low self esteem, social isolation, higher functioning ASD, self harm and attachment issues.
** Car Drivers Only Please due to the nature of the role **
Role: Senior Support Worker
Location: Stoke-on-Trent - ST7 & ST8 postal codes
Salary: £25,000 - £25,500 Dependent on Experience & Qualification
Hours: Full time, permanent role
Shift Pattern: Flexible shifts available with 24 hour sleep in shifts or long days
Please note candidates will only be considered who have an NVQ Level 3 in Residential Childcare or we are happy to consider candidates with NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care (Adults) with the opportunity to study further.
As a Senior Support Worker you will be expected to work in the home and to support the children & young people in all aspects of their daily lives.
The successful candidates will be:
Confident in responding appropriately to challenges within a residential environment.
Patient, inspiring, caring and child-centred nature
A strong team player, confident and motivated
Resilient, able to work proactively with challenging behaviour
Understanding of the management role in providing support & guidance for the staff team.
Excellent observational skills
Problem solving and the ability to think creativity
Willing and able to provide personal care to individuals
This job requires individuals who value diversity, health and safety and are committed to safe working practices.
Competitive package and stakeholder pension scheme
Call Alexandra for a confidential chat on 029 21 660 880 or apply via this job ad.
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Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £25,000 - £25,5000/year
Job Type: Full-time