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Date Added: Thu 04/04/2024

Children's Support Worker

Welshpool, SY21, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £25019 - £26596/annum excellent benefits

An exceptional opportunity awaits a DEDICATED and RESILIENT individual to join a children's service in Welshpool, Powys as a Qualified Children's Support Worker.

In this role, you'll provide crucial support for young people aged 8-18, focusing on breaking the cycle of abuse and addressing sexual behaviours, ultimately fostering healing and empowerment.

**We can only consider candidates for the role who hold a Level 3 NVQ qualification for Children or Young People or equivalent**

Salary: £26,701 - £26,956
Location: Welshpool, Powys
Hours: 40 hours per week / Permanent Contract
Rota: 3-week rolling rota
Shift Pattern: A mix of the following shifts (Early: 8am - 4pm, Late: 3pm 11pm, Full: 8am - 11pm)

No two days are ever the same as a Children's Therapeutic Carer, so you need to be happy to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. It is challenging, but incredibly rewarding work!!

The home is a centre of excellence for young males who have exhibited inappropriate or harmful sexual behaviours.

Benefits as a Children's Support Worker:

Rolling rota pattern to maintain a work-life balance
Overtime paid at a significantly higher rate of pay
28 days holiday rising with service
Incremental pay scale and annual pay review
Specialist staff training and development
3% Contributory pension
Loyalty and long service awards
Regular whole community and team days and celebration events
Staff team support groups
Individual clinical supervision
About the Role:

To be responsible for coordinating shifts in the absence of, or when delegated by a Group Leader.
To coordinate shifts, managing and supporting staff ensuring their operation of good working practice.
To be involved in the direct delivery of services to young people by the aims of the company.
To assist the management team in providing the highest possible standards of care, guidance, support and protection for the young people and cooperate fully with colleagues.
To carry out any of the practical tasks outlined on individual job lists.
Record keeping and administration as required to include supporting auditing and maintenance of children's files.
To be constantly vigilant on health and safety matters and to share concerns of the same immediately with line management.
To complete mandatory and regulatory training as required by and provided by the organisation
Offer ideas & organise stimulating activities and new experiences to enable poorly motivated young people to achieve.
Requirements of a Children's Support Worker:

Full UK manual driver's licence and access to a vehicle is essential as you may be required to transport young people from time to time
Level 3 NVQ in Children and Young People or equivalent
Minimum of 1-year experience leading a team
Minimum age of 21 due to the needs of the Young People
If you are passionate about the lives of young people and want to make a real difference, supporting young people, whilst starting on a career path within health & social care - this is the job for you!

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