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Senior Residential Worker, Children with disabilities

  • Location:

    Yatton

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £26000 - £32000 per annum + Great benefits, supportive induction

  • Contact:

    Louise

  • Contact email:

    louise.knight@brookstreetsocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BSC/5163432_1719328016

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    25/07/2024

  • Startdate:

    29/08/24

Job Description

Senior Residential Worker
Children with disabilities
Yatton
£26,000 - £32,000 plus per annum

We are recruiting for a Senior Resident Worker for children and young people aged between 8 and 18 with disabilities. The focus is providing the young people a fun and stimulating service in a safe, friendly, and homely environment.

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Residential Worker who is passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of young people and children! This is an extremely rewarding and exciting opportunity.
As this is a senior position you will be a shift leader who oversees the activities whilst on shift. You will receive training and supervision to support your personal development.

You will receive

  • Basic annual leave of 29 days PLUS bank holidays
  • Up to 5 more days leave for continuous service PLUS the option to buy another 5 days every year.
  • Flexible maternity, adoption, and paternity packages.
  • Up to 7% employer pension contribution.
  • Staff discount portal with your favorite brands.
  • Blue Light Card eligibility with 15,000 discounts from national retailers.

Development and career progression

Work towards gaining your Level 5 Diploma, fully funded and supported. Clear pathways for progression into roles such as Team Leader, Service Co-ordinator, Home Manager or Area Manager.

As the Senior Residential Worker you'll be:

  • Undertaking the role of shift leading by supporting your colleagues to provide a safe, stimulating and caring environment for children and young people and contribute to the day to day running of the home and ensure the home remains compliant at all times.
  • Taking a lead with case/care planning management for individual children or young people, undertaking assessment of need, developing a care plan, identifying agreed outcomes.
  • Leading and working on shifts with accountability for service delivery, assessing and managing risks, deploying staff and resources accordingly while on shift.
  • Supporting children and young people in all aspects of their care, personal care, administration of medication and clinical procedures.
  • Link working with young people (managing paperwork and files), whilst taking a lead role in organising activities.
  • Knowledgeable and responsible for the safeguarding of young people and an advocate for the wellbeing of the young people.
  • Taking responsibility for inductions, supervisions and appraisals for team members

What You'll Bring:

  • A minimum of Level 3 Diploma in Residential Child Care or equivalent such as level 3 Health and Social Care Children and Young People's pathway.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Previous experience in leading shifts and supervising staff.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of safeguarding.
  • A real compassionate and positive attitude is a MUST

We work together to reach our vision of safe and happy childhoods. A diverse workforce enriches the lives of the children and young people we work with, and we welcome applications from everyone. We value and celebrate our differences and as an inclusive workplace we want everyone to be themselves.
We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users; therefore, all applicants are expected to understanding and commitment to safeguarding best-practice and will be subject to enhanced safer recruitment checks.

IF THIS SOUNDS LIKE YOU, DO NOT HESITATE, CONTACT LOUISE ON 07929 476065 OR 0117 948 6300.

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