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Support Worker - Children's Home

  • Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + £7,500 Sleep In Payments Per Annum
  • Location: Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria
  • Date posted: 05-06-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Support Work, Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003425_1528206141

Exciting opportunity for experienced Support Workers in children's homes to join an innovative and influential children's home provider for their new 4 bed crisis intervention home in Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria.

The home is registered for 4 beds currently with a view to expand to 6, split into a 3-bed residential property and 3 outreach services and supports vulnerable young people of both genders.

The Support Worker role is a full-time position on average 42 hours per week on a condensed shift rota. Full shift pattern to be discussed on application.

Benefits for your as the Support Worker:

  • Salary up to £17,378 (DOE)
  • Additional sleep in payments of £7,500 per annum (£63 per sleep approx. 10 per month)
  • Working rota released 6 months in advance
  • NVQ and additional qualifications funded

Your responsibilities as Support Worker:

  • Carry out all practices in line with Ofsted, safeguarding and company procedures
  • Deliver high quality care and support to young people considering their individual needs and desires
  • Report directly to the Registered and Deputy Managers
  • Undertake all additional qualifications and training


Requirements of the Support Worker:

  • NVQ Level 3 Residential Childcare (or be willing to undertake)
  • Previous experience working young people in residential homes, semi-independent or SEN schools
  • Flexibility to work the shift pattern


Location: Kirkby Stephen
Salary: £17,378 + £7,500 for sleep ins per annum

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Mark Beaver on 0118 948 5555 for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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