Senior Childrens Support Worker

9.00 - 9.50 GBP Hourly + GBP9.00 - GBP9.50/hour Plus sleep in and on call
22 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Senior Childrens Support Worker

Ombersley, Droitwich

Salary: GBP9.00 - GBP9.50 per hour Plus Sleep in Rate and Enhanced Overtime Rate

Children Services (QCF Level 3 diploma in Children's and young people's workforce or residential childcare)

Driving Licence Essential

I am currently working with one of our clients, a fast growing specialist care provider for Children & Young People with Social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. A fantastic employer and one of Worcestershire's most innovative and forward thinking Residential services provider.

My clients site is a residential service operating a service in the Droitwich area for Children with emotional and behavioural difficulties. The client provides care and residential support for children and young adults between the ages of 8- 18 years of age. My client is currently recruiting for a 4 bed EBD service in the region.

We are looking for Children's Residential support workers who can demonstrate compassion, empathy and a person-centred approach to caring for the people in their care.

You will be providing care and support to residents as well as supporting them in a wide range of learning, development and social activities.

Key Tasks

* To support the personalised development of each Resident.

* To respect the dignity and individuality of each Resident.

* To ensure a high standard of personal care for each Resident, including matters of physical wellbeing and personal hygiene.

* To be aware of the emotional needs and aspirations of each Resident.

* To undertake Keyworker responsibility for individual residents.

* To work on a rostered shift system inclusive of evening, weekend work and sleep ins.

* To work within the residential environment providing developmental and Educational support to residents.

If you have the right values for this organisation, you will be supported by a programme of continuous training, learning and development. Experience working in a children's residential setting and a Full UK driving licence with business insurance use and access to a vehicle will be required. You will be required to have the relevent qualification - Level 3 diploma in Children's and Young People's workforce or Residential Childcare

My client is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care. We are committed to safeguarding those in our care, all employees are required to obtain an Enhanced DBS (formally CRB) and follow safeguarding policy and practice.

If this vacancy is of interest to you please forward an up to date copy of your CV via the APPLY button or where directed, if you wish to discuss in confidence please call Dan on (phone number removed)