Senior Residential Support Worker

Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
£9.15 - £10.15 Per hour
08 Nov 2018
06 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you passionate and hardworking?

Can you motivate young people and prioritise there needs?

This role requires a high level of patience and understanding working with children aged 8 -17 years with emotional and challenging behaviours.

My client is looking for a dedicated organised individual who can lead a shift and take the initiative to work well independently as well as working well with other members of staff and young people.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Encouraging and supporting a lifestyle which facilitates spiritual, physical, psychological, cultural and social needs of the young person
  • Implementing and developing young people’s care plans, risk assessments and key working programmes. These care plans must be amended and updated when necessary
  • Providing adequate supervision to junior staff members, and having a good working knowledge of NMS and care home regulations
  • Providing a needs-led service in line with the statement of purpose
  • Ensuring that documents such as Ofsted notifications, incident reports etc. are completed and accurate
  • Contributing to the development of the team
  • Writing notes and basic reports
  • To work shifts including some night work/sleep-ins



Minimum requirements:

  • NVQ Level 3 in a care related subject/willingness to work towards NVQ 3
  • Current UK/EU driving license
  • Previous experience in a support role, preferably with young people with Learning disabilities and challenging behaviour
  • Skills and experience in dealing with challenging behaviour, using appropriate de-escalation techniques
  • Demonstrate a general knowledge of OFSTED and the National Minimum Standards
  • Aged 21 or over


  • Career help – will be put on courses (level 3/5)
  • Yearly bonuses (dependance on performance)
  • Pension scheme
  • Annual leave 28 days



Closing date:  23rd November

Interview: ASAP

Contact:  Ismail at Job Paths 4 U

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