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Senior Support Worker - Children's EBD

  • Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + £3,000 Sleep In Payments
  • Location: Chorley, Lancashire
  • Date posted: 16-04-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Support Work, Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003231_1523895073

Senior Support Worker required for a brand-new children's home based in Chorley. Leading employer with excellent career progression and fully funded qualifications.

Working with some of the most vulnerable young people in the UK, my client is a specialist in delivering positive outcomes within their residential children's homes.

The Senior Support Worker within a children's home is influential in the wellbeing of the young people and the effectiveness of this important residential service.

What's on offer as a Senior Support Worker?

  • Starting salary up to £21,000
  • Additional payments for sleep ins shifts
  • Annual salary reviews based on performance and qualifications
  • Internal progression programme into management positions
  • Leading medium sized children's home provider

As a Senior Support Worker , your responsibilities are to:

  • Lead a team of residential support workers
  • Ensure the young people's physical and emotional wellbeing is nurtured
  • Cover a variety of shifts to ensure the home is fully staffed always
  • Promote independence and social inclusion
  • Work to Ofsted and children's home regulations

The Senior Support Worker must have:

  • Experience working with children and young people
  • NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People or Residential Childcare (or willing to work towards)
  • Flexibility to worker days, nights, sleep ins and weekends
  • Commitment to gain further qualifications

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a leading provider and give yourself the very best opportunity to progress your career.

Please contact Mark Beaver at Charles Hunter Associates for further information.