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Date Added: Thu 19/01/2023

Senior Childrens Residential Support Worker - Huddersfield

Huddersfield, HD1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £27558 - £29758/annum

Senior Childrens Residential Support Worker - Huddersfield

Are you driven to changing children's' lives for the better by providing best-in-class specialist services. We are looking for residential support workers and senior support workers to join our growing, highly valued team. Our teams are "professional parents' who are nurturing and supportive, giving our children high levels of care and allowing them to achieve amazing outcomes. Our homes vary in size and provide therapeutic, EBD and complex trauma support services.

We think that our teams are the best in the industry - if you want to join us, there has never been a better time!

The role of a senior support worker will involve:

Contributing to the young person's care plans and risk assessments, their review and implementation
Forming effective relationships with young people, their families (if appropriate) and external agencies
Ensuring the home is kept clean and in a tidy condition, adhering to the cleaning rota system, encouraging the young people to participate as appropriate
Ensuring that good quality records are maintained as required with supervision and advice from shift and Managers.
Maintaining and promoting residential care work to high levels of professionalism expected by Ofsted
Contributing to the educational and social development of each young person and assisting in the implementation of Individual Education Programs
Meeting the emotional and physical needs of our young people and maximising opportunities for their development
Providing support to the deputy/manager of the home whilst on shift and performing senior duties as directed

What we are looking for from you:

Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People or equivalent (highly desirable)
Experience in a children's home setting (essential)
Supervisory experience (essential)
Passion to help nurture young people
Be able to work shift patterns including sleep ins (Rota plan given in advance but likely to be 2 on 4 off)
Full, UK driving licence (essential)
All candidates must be over the age of 21 to meet industry regulationsWhat we can offer:

A salary of £27,558 to £29,758 per year, depending on qualifications (based on a pay rate of £10.50 to £11.56 per hour and undertaking 8 sleeps per month)
Enrolment onto the fully funded Level 3/4/5 Children and Young People's Workforce qualification
Enrolment into pension scheme
248 hours annual leave per year
Opportunities to pick up extras shifts / overtime at enhanced rate
Bank holidays paid at time and a half
Comprehensive, paid induction training and ongoing training within the role
Fantastic opportunities for career development, we promoted over 50 colleagues last year
Cycle to work scheme
A £500 bonus via our 'Refer a Friend' scheme (successful referees will also be entered into a prize draw for an opportunity to win £5000)
Monthly recognition awards
Casual dress code
Access to big-brand deals and discounts via our employee benefits scheme E-Together
Food available whilst on shift
A day off for your birthday (in addition to your holiday entitlement)
Access to a holiday home based in the Peak District where you can stay for free, on the company!
Free parking
The opportunity to make a real difference to a child's life!

About the organisation

With over 35 years of residential childcare experience, the group now has more than fifty residential children's homes, and three schools, that are spread across the Kent, Hertfordshire, Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire regions of England. We strive to support our children to achieve their very best outcomes, through our bespoke residential care, education, therapeutic and activity-led wraparound services

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