Support Worker & Senior

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Health and Social Care Jobs
Location
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Salary
£18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Expires
08 Sep 2017
Ref
ZL/3942/SSW/WOLVERHAMPTON
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently seeking Passionate Children's Residential Support Workers & Senior Residential Support Workers for the Wolverhampton area.

 

Working for an independent provider specialising in providing care and support for children and Young People age 10-18 who may have challenging behaviours, autism or ADHD, these children may also have suffered neglect, trauma, sexual exploitation or abuse. You will be an excellent role model, have massive empathy, patience, and the dedication to give to our young people who we support. This is a very rewarding job however can be very challenging to.

 The Children we support need consistency and someone they can trust. As their Residential Support Worker you will take them to school, collect them from school, do activities with them, take them to dance classes'/football practice or contact visits etc. 

 

You will be involved in planning their care, carrying out risk assessments and ensuring that they are kept safe at all times and feel secure in their home. We have a team of experts on hand and work with external agencies with the aim to working with our young people to go on to achieve independence.

 

Rates of pay:

£15,000 - 18,000 per annum, plus sleep in allowance (depending on experience) - Full Training Provided

£18,000 - 22,000 per annum plus sleep in allowance (depending on experience) with a minimum of one years' experience and ideally with Diploma Level 3 in Children and Young People or working towards.

We offer a performance related yearly increments, great opportunities for a progression and other benefits.

 

Essential Requirements to become a Children's Residential Support Workers & Senior Support Workers

You must have a full UK driving licence.

You must have at least a years experience of working with 10-18 year olds or young adults.

Senior Support Worker:

Essential to have worked with children with EBD or Severe Learning disabilities.

For a Senior position you must have 2 years experience of working with 10-18 year olds or young adults

Must Have a Level 3 qualification in Health & Social Care or Children and Young People Workforce.

 

Hours of work

This position will involve working on a rota including weekdays, evenings, weekends, bank holidays and sleep ins.

We offer both internal and external training which includes an induction programme, Diploma Level 3, Behaviour Management, Autism, Attachment Disorder, Risk Assessment, Safeguarding, Child Sexual Exploitation, Self-Harm, Health & Nutrition, Independent Living Skills and Leadership and Management Development Programme (Level 5) to name a few. We are currently expanding therefore have numerous opportunities for progression. So if you are a friendly, motivated and hardworking individual we would love to hear from you. If you truly feel that this is something you would be very good at then please do not hesitate to apply - we can answer any questions you may have prior to any interview.

 

All Residential Support Workers and Senior Residential Support Worker applications will be subject to an enhanced DBS Check and reference checks.

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