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Senior Support Worker

  • Location:

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £10.50 - £12.5 per hour + Pension

  • Contact:

    Tom Cox

  • Contact email:

    tom@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    0004_1521713949

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-04-21

  • Consultant:

    Tom Cox

Vetro Recruitment are recruiting for a well established Children's Care provider, based in the North West.

The specific positions that I am recruiting for are for Senior Support Worker's to join one of their homes located in Preston

Successful applicants will assist the manager to support and manage the care team to enable them to meet the needs of the children and young people.

You will undertake direct work with children and young people as appropriate and ensure each shift is planned and resources allocated.

You will work in partnership with other professionals to achieve optimum outcomes for young people and offer supervision and support to carers in line with Quality Standards & Regulations and as directed by the Registered Manager.

Knowledge & Skills

Essential:

Knowledge of Quality Standards & Regulations

Knowledge of the Children Act and other relevant legislation

Awareness of Equal Opportunities / ADP issues

Team Building Skills

Supervision Skills

Ability to manage teams effectively

Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing

Excellent organisational skills

Ability to motivate and enthuse carers

Experience

1 years relevant supervisory experience

12 months experience of working in a residential setting with young people with challenging behaviour

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.

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