Senior Residential Support Worker

  • Location:

    Guildford, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Healthcare, Nursing, Health & Social Care, Social Work

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £24000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Heidi Chapman

  • Contact email:

    heidi.chapman@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/545446

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-03

  • Startdate:

    03/12/2019 11:17:44

If you agree that being a Senior Residential Support Worker is a highly valuable and rewarding role - and if you're based in Guildford, Surrey or within a commutable distance and want to earn up to £24,000 - this opportunity could be for you.

Earning £24,000 a year for a 40-hour week (which includes morning/evening shifts and weekends) our client offers enhanced overtime rate plus 28 days annual leave. You will also be entitled to significant benefits, including increased disclosure costs and a NEST pension option, free on-site parking and comfortable sleeping-in facilities. You will receive a thorough induction and further ongoing training opportunities.

Your role:
? Promote the welfare of the children as defined in the Children Act 1989 (HMSO 011 321 4308)
? Attend staff meetings/supervision for 1½ hours weekly even when not on shift
? Attend the young people's holiday; participate in their group therapy and run / chair their meetings
? To participate in training and contribute to your professional development by keeping updated on national events in childcare policies and practice

Working as an experienced Senior Residential Support Worker as part of a motivated and inclusive team, you will assist young males aged 13-18 years within a comfortable home in a rural environment. The role is 40 hours a week plus one sleep-in. In times of illness or crisis you may be asked to cover more shifts; you will also be accountable for any decision made regarding the welfare of the young people and staff members during your shifts.

Your skills:
You must have previous experience of working with young people, managing a small team of staff and hold NVQ Diploma level 3 in children's workforce. You must also be a driver.

If this rewarding Support Worker role is the opportunity you're looking for to kick start 2020 and start Christmas on a positive note, please send your CV to heidi.chapman@search.co.uk or call Heidi on today 01293 848170 for an initial conversation.

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