Senior Residential Childrens Worker

Shire are now working in partnership with a leading provider of children services and have a permanent opportunity for a Senior Residential Children’s Worker based in Buxton. Our client is offering applicants a full-time position, 40 hours per week (160 hours per month) within a unique specialist service.

Shift times will be made up of the below:

9am – 9am (24 hour shift)

3pm – 11pm

9am – 5pm

2 out of every 4 weekends

6 sleep ins per month paid at £45 per sleep.

Opportunity to earn a market leading basic salary!

If successful, you will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing support to children with EBD and challenging behaviour.

As a Senior Residential Children’s 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:

  • 28 days per year holiday
  • Enhanced disclosure costs
  • Pension
  • Free Parking
  • Comfortable sleeping-in facilities
  • Committed to the continuous development of all staff

Ideally applicants should have the following:

  • Previous experience of working with young people
  • Experience of successfully managing a small team of staff
  • Hold NVQ Diploma level 3 in children’s workforce or equivalent
  • Hold a Full UK drivers licence

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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