Senior Support Worker (Children & Young People)

Westbury, Wiltshire, England
Up to £23904 per annum + Benefits
11 Sep 2018
09 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A well established Education and Residential Children Services are recruiting for Senior Support Worker for their 15 bed residential care home in Westbury, Wiltshire. You will be supporting children & young people between the ages of 9 - 18 year olds who have either come from trauma (abuse and neglect) or they have ADHD, Autism with behaviours such as attachment disorder, self harm, EBD and challenging behaviour.

Main Job Role:
- Lead the shifts and be one of the main points of contact
- This is a professional parental role offering therapeutic / emotional support
- Work together in a team to help get them up in the mornings to putting them to bed at night
- Get involved in preparing & helping them with meals (Breakfast, dinner and lunch)
- Get stuck in with their daily 121 / group activities - bowling, going for a walk, education activities...
- No personal care

Qualifying candidates:
- Must have life, paid, personal or voluntary experience in care (any setting / sector)
- Must be 21 years old or over
- Must have a qualification to work in children residential care home. We accept the following qualifications: Diploma / NVQ / QCF level 3 in:
* Children & Young People`s Workforce
* Health & Social Care in Children
* Health & Social Care in Social Care Pathway
* Caring for children & young people
* Residential childcare
WE DO NOT accept Health and social care in Adults.

Contract / Terms:
- Salary with sleepins is £23,904 per annum = (£9 plus an hour)
- That`s £17,242 base salary + £60 per sleeps (£6,480 per annum)
- Shifts will start from 7:30am till 11pm (sleep) till 7:30am
- Roughly 9 shifts per month on a 24 hour shift pattern (1 day on and 2 days off)

Benefits (pro rota):
- Excellent induction, training and development programme
- Full support throughout your employment
- 28 days holiday including bank holidays
- Chance to complete a FREE Diploma/NVQ/QCF qualification

If you have the right skills or experience for this role; then please call Jeet on 0117 9221130 or email your CV with the job reference number to: - thank you and good luck with your job search

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