Senior Residential Support Worker

Our client is seeking a dedicated and experienced Senior Residential Support Worker to join their team at a 4-bedded therapeutic children’s residential service based in Burton-on-Trent.

Posted: 7 Jun 2024

Salary:

  • £31,960 per year

Location:

  • Burton-on-Trent

Job Type:

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

As a Senior Residential Support Worker, you will play a key role in providing high-quality care and support to children and young people with complex needs.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing day-to-day support and guidance to a team of support workers.
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of care plans in collaboration with other professionals.
  • Ensuring the safety and well-being of children and young people at all times.
  • Promoting a nurturing and therapeutic environment within the residential service.
  • Actively engaging children and young people in meaningful activities and experiences.
  • Administering medication and maintaining accurate records as required.

 

Requirements:

  • Level 3/4 qualification in children and young people (or equivalent).
  • Full UK driving license.
  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience in children’s residential care.
  • Experience working with children and young people with EBD.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.
  • Flexibility to work shifts, including long days, weekends, and sleep-ins.

 

In return, our client offer a competitive salary, ongoing training and development opportunities, and the chance to make a real difference to the lives of children and young people.

 

If you are committed to providing high-quality care and support and meet the above requirements, we would love to hear from you.

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