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Senior Support Worker - Children's Home

  • Salary: Up to £25500 per annum + Additional Benefits
  • Location: Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
  • Date posted: 15-05-2020
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 107_1589556632

Do you want to make a positive difference to vulnerable children and their lives? Are you looking for a full time and permanent role which offers stability and a guaranteed income? Are you keen to work with an outstanding provider who offers clear development and progression opportunities?

If you have answered yes to any of the above, then please get in touch as we have an opportunity available within a children's residential home based in Llanelli. The home currently supports up to 2 vulnerable children and young people aged 11 to 16 years old with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties.

This is a role where you will be working with one of the most reputable care providers in the area and will benefit from ongoing training and support to ensure you have everything you need to become successful in the role.

Benefits for the Senior Support Worker include:

  • Earning Potential in the region of £25,500 with overtime available
  • Basic Salary up to £22,000 per annum
  • Sleep in entitlement of £35 per sleep
  • Full-time 37.5-hour contract
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Paid for DBS
  • Medical Benefit Scheme
  • Fully funded training for your CPD
  • All meals provided whilst on shift
  • Access to employee engagement events
  • On-going progression opportunities
  • Pension, maternity and paternity benefits and more!
  • The opportunity to gain the NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare

Responsibilities of the Senior Support Worker

  • Lead and run a successful staff team and assist all day to day operations of the home
  • To assist with supervisions of junior staff
  • Work with a key child and play a pivotal role in their day to day lives attending reviews and liaising with other professionals as part of the wider team to ensure that they achieve their aspirations and full potential
  • Assisting with writing and maintaining of placement and risk management plans
  • Support young people in daily activities including family contact, attending local clubs, 1:1 activities in the community, promoting independence and social behaviour.

Salary: up to £22,000

Role: Full-time, permanent

Please follow the instructions on this website to apply your interest, or alternatively for more information on this position please contact Drew Marlow at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555