Senior Support Worker

Posted on Jan 21, 2019 by Anonymous

Bexhill-on-sea, Sussex United Kingdom
Health Care
Immediate Start
£19.5k - £20.5k Annual
Senior Support Worker required for Ofsted registered children's home.

Excellent opportunity for career progression, fantastic working ethos and brilliant support from senior management.

Do you have significant experience of working within a residential children's service as a Support Worker or Senior Support Worker? Are you looking for a new challenge within a fantastic, stable and forward-thinking company? If you meet the below criteria please apply now!

Senior Support Worker role:
You will work under the guidance of the Home Manager to support and supervise a team of Residential and Senior Residential Support Workers to provide quality care to looked after children. The support worker will be looking after young females by providing a therapeutic approach to their care. You will work closely with their own in house consultant clinical psychologist to provide a stable and nurturing environment for young females, who are at serious risk of child sexual exploitation, absconding and substance misuse and who can present with complex emotional and behavioural difficulties.
The role encompasses all aspects of caring for young people within residential care, including supporting the development of their independence, social and life skills and working with the team to provide a safe and secure. You will need to be compassionate and resolute and able to manage challenging behaviours confidently.

Senior Support Worker Criteria
• Diploma/ NVQ Level 3 in children and young people or equivalent qualification
• Significant experience of working within an Ofsted registered children's home
• Excellent knowledge of requirements of role and ability to lead others
• Fantastic opportunity to have a lead role within a well-established, secure and reputable company
• Excellent salary.
• Brilliant working ethos with strong therapeutic emphasis
• Strong support structures from management staff

If this role sounds of interest to you, please apply now with your CV and we will be in touch asap for an initial discussion

Reference: 614443098

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