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Shift Leader - Children and Young People - EBD





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We are looking for experienced full-time and permanent Senior Support Workers to join a well-established organisation that supports children and young people with emotional behavioural difficulties and very challenging behaviour in Newton Abbot, Devon.


Salary: A basic salary of £19,320 per year plus £45 per sleep in shift.

Potential to earn £23,790 with sleep ins.


Shift Pattern:


Week 1: Mon, Weds, Sat


Week 2: Tues, Fri, Sun


Week 3: Thursday


Shifts start at 10am and finish at 10:30am the following morning.

175 average hours per month (not including sleep ins).


About the Organisation:


This organisation supports and educates children with emotional behavioural difficulties and challenging behaviour within a residential setting. This is an 8-bedded home that's split in to two and secure placements are offered to young people aged 11-18 who display challenging and harmful behaviours.


The Role:



  • Providing an excellent standard of care for young people.

  • Supporting the provision of a positive home environment for the Young People in your care, working under the direction of the Registered Manager or Deputy Manager.

  • Work as part of a team.

  • Work well under pressure.

  • Able to be proactive, enthusiastic and empathetic.






Benefits Include:



  • Full training provided.

  • Positive working environment.

  • 245hrs of annual leave.


Experience and Qualifications:



  • Senior Support Workers will have experience in working in a Children's Residential care setting and with challenging behaviour.

  • It is an essential requirement that Senior Support Workers hold a minimum Level 3 qualification in Residential Childcare or equivalent alternative.

  • Full UK Manual Driving Licence and a car owner is essential.

  • Enhanced DBS clearance.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Safeguarding knowledge.

  • Leadership experience.

  • Must be 23 or over due to the oldest child at the setting.











  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Rate: Up to £23790 per annum + £45 per sleep in shift
  • Location: Newton Abbot, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: Vetro Recruitment
  • Tel: +442921660880
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2019-09-11 13:35:51 -

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