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Senior Residential Support Worker

  • Salary: £23500 per annum
  • Location: Surbiton, Surrey
  • Date posted: 31-10-2017
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003015_1509470805

We have an exceptional new role available for a Senior Residential Support Worker, to join an 'Outstanding' Ofsted rated Residential home. The organisation is a small yet growing provider of residential services who provide care and support for children and young people aged 8-18 years with Autism and Learning disability.

What's on offer

  • Opportunity to work with renowned organisation
  • Partly funded (NVQ) qualification
  • Excellent progression within the company
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Excellent in-house training
  • Employee Perkbox with full access to 100s of savings
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Contributory pension scheme

Role/Responsibilities

As the Senior Residential Support Worker, your role is to act as role model to the staff team and children and young people. Below is a list of some of the responsibilities to give you a general understanding of the Senior Support Worker position.

  • Act as positive role model for the staff & young people
  • To provide support and encouragement to staff offering advice, guidance and assistance
  • To ensure effective, positive communication within the team and promote best practice
  • Manage and lead a team of Support Workers monitoring performance, identifying development needs and supporting where needed

Requirements

  • NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People's Workforce *or equivalent*
  • Experience working with children or young adults with learning disabilities
  • Minimum 1 year or more of experience working as a Senior/Team leader in residential care environment
  • Ability to interact with a range of young people
  • Ability to lead a team and to work as part of a team

For more information and to be considered for this Senior Support Worker position please contact Drew Marlow at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555 or email dmarlow@charecruitment.com