Senior Residential Children’s Support Worker

Shire are working in partnership with a provider of children’s services and have a permanent opportunity for a Senior Residential Children’s Support Worker based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

Our client is offering applicants a full-time position, 36 hours per week within a specialist service.

The hourly rate ranges between £13.50 – £15.50 per hour dependent on experience.

Shifts: 8:00am – 8:00pm

Weekend work is usually 1 – 2 per week.

If successful, you will be working as part of a team providing support to children with EBD.

As a Senior Residential Children’s Support Worker your responsibilities will include:

  • To attend staff meetings and supervisions.
  • To be accountable for any decision made in regard to the welfare of the young people and staff members during the shifts that you lead.
  • To discuss with the Manager any concerns with staffing matters.
  • To ensure that all staff members are kept up to date with changes to procedures.
  • Providing support with reference to person centred support plans.
  • Safeguard vulnerable children and report any suspicion or evidence of harm
  • Respect the confidentiality of information received at all times.
  • Continuous commit to professional development
  • To be willing to cover other homes when required
  • Liaise with parents and/or carers and other professionals

Our client is offering a whole range of benefits, including:

  • Opportunity to progress to a Deputy Manager
  • Comfortable sleeping-in facilities
  • Committed to the continuous development of all staff
  • Enrollment on to Level 5 Leadership and management.

Ideally applicants should have the following:

  • Previous experience of working with young people
  • Experience of successfully leading a small team
  • Hold NVQ Diploma level 3 in Residential Childcare or equivalent

Not for you? If you are registered with Shire and recommend a friend, family member or colleague, you will be eligible for a cash bonus payment!

Apply today for more information or to speak to a specialist Consultant

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