Senior Residential Support Worker

We have a fantastic opportunity working with one of the most reputable Childcare providers in the area.

You will be working across both a 2 bedroom and a 4-bedroom home supporting children and young people aged 7 - 17 with emotional behavioural difficulties that have stemmed from abuse, neglect, gang affiliation and both criminal and sexual exploitation.

Currently with 3 homes based in Reading of which all have an OFSTED rating of Good and Outstanding evidences they are person centred and devoted to ensuring the homes they open offer unparalleled care to the vulnerable children they support.

The success of the services is testament to the people in the team as well as the training they receive.

From day one you will benefit from training and support from a proven learning and development team as well ongoing support whilst in post from your peers and colleagues to ensure you have everything you need to become successful in the role.

Benefits for the Senior Residential Support Worker include:

  • Earning Potential in the region of £29,000 including sleep entitlement

  • Sleep in rate paid at additional £30 per shift

  • Full-time contract

  • Paid for DBS

  • Fully funded training

  • On-going progression opportunities

  • Pension, maternity and paternity benefits and more!

Responsibilities of the Senior Residential Support Worker:

  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma Residential in Residential Children is required

  • Lead and run a successful staff team and assist all day to day operations of the home

  • To assist with supervisions of junior staff

  • Work with a key child and play a pivotal role in their day to day lives attending reviews and liaising with other professionals as part of the wider team to ensure that they achieve their aspirations and full potential

  • Assisting with writing and maintaining of placement and risk management plans

  • Support young people in daily activities including family contact, attending local clubs, 1:1 activities in the community, promoting independence and social behaviour.

Please follow the instructions on this website to apply your interest, or alternatively for more information on this position please contact Charlie Chambers at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555

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