Senior Residential Children’s Worker

We are working in partnership with a provider of children’s services and have a permanent opportunity for a Senior Residential Children’s Worker based in New Rommey, Kent. If successful, you will be working as part of a team providing support to children with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties within a children’s home. This is an opportunity to join a supportive employer with genuine opportunities to progress.

This is a permanent position working 40 hours per week plus sleep ins. Previous experience as a senior is not essential, although you will need previous experience supporting children in a residential setting and your level 3 NVQ. If you are looking to start your progress in your career, our client can promise a nurturing, supportive and fun working environment.

Alongside countless benefits and progression opportunities, our client is paying £27,500 – £29,000 per year plus sleep ins paid at £50.

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

  • Attend staff meetings and supervisions.
  • Be accountable for any decision made regarding the welfare of the children and staff members during the shifts that you lead.
  • Discuss with the Manager any concerns with staffing matters.
  • Ensure that all staff members are kept up to date with changes to procedures.
  • Provide support using a person centred approach.
  • Safeguard vulnerable children and report any suspicion or evidence of harm.
  • Continuous commitment 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:

  • Real progression opportunities into management roles
  • A chance to join a top provider of children’s services

To take the next step in your career, apply today for a conversation with our Residential specialist Scott Austin.

Not for you? Refer your friends and family and as our way of saying thank you, we will give you a referral bonus.

Reference: 2360

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