Senior Residential Support Worker

Location
Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary
NJC 12 – 15 (£22,183 - £23,541 for FTE)
Posted
05 Nov 2021
Closes
05 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

ROYAL SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND LIVERPOOL

The Royal School for the Blind, Liverpool offers educational placements for children with visual impairments and moderate to severe learning disabilities.

Placements at the school are for both day and residential children.

It is the aim of the School to provide the highest educational and care opportunities for all our children. The ages of the young people range from 2 - 19 years.

Senior Residential Support Worker

Dates: ASAP

Salary: NJC 12 – 15 (£22,183 - £23,541 for FTE) This will be pro ratered  down according to the contractual basis to £21,756 - £23088.

Location: Church Road North, Wavertree, Liverpool L15 6TQ

Contract type: Full time, 44 hours per week, Monday – Friday, term time only

Contract term: Permanent

RSB are seeking to appoint a Senior Residential support worker with experience and understanding of working with/within a residential school environment.  This role will involve working within our onsite residential provision.

This is a challenging role, where no two days are the same, but the rewards are about enhancing our children’s lives, helping them to achieve and reach their full potential.

This role involves split shifts, Monday to Friday, term time only and the ability to work flexibly. You may be expected to be on call one evening per week and an additional allowance is payable for this.

Key requirements for this role include:  

  • NVQ level 3 or higher in working with young people or equivalent 
  • NVQ 5 in leadership and management or willing to work towards 
  • Experience of working with children with physical, learning, sensory and/or medical needs
  • Excellent communication skills, orally, written and IT

Benefits:

  • Ongoing relevant training
  • Career progression
  • Work based pension scheme
  • A fun, challenging and rewarding career.

In addition, you will be highly organised, and be able to prioritise conflicting priorities in your work. Experience working in a residential setting is desirable, though not essential.

Closing date: Sunday 05th December 2021

Safeguarding: The Charity considers safeguarding as its highest priority and fosters an active safeguarding culture. The post will be subject to a range of pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Applications are welcome from those with enthusiasm and commitment. Candidates are encouraged to visit our Residential Provision in advance of applying.

For further information about us please visit our website www.rsblind.org

Application information is available by emailing karen.bibby@rsblind.co.uk.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Return applications to: Email: karen.bibby@rsblind.co.uk or post to Karen Bibby, Head of Central Services, The Royal School for the Blind Charity Liverpool , Church Road North, Wavertree, Liverpool L15 6TQ. Tel: 0151 733 1012

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