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Senior Residential Support Worker

Reference

PRI36787

Location

Children's Home - Birmingham

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

up to £22,323.91 per annum plus sleep in allowance

Hours

up to 39 per week

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking Children’s Senior Residential Support Workers for our specialist children’s home located across Birmingham. Opportunities based in Aston, Bartley Green, Hockley, Rubery and Marston Green. (Please indicate location preference in the application).

Due to the nature of the role a full driving licence is required.

What we can offer you:

  • Flexible working hours
  • 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Comprehensive induction and full training provided
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Commitment to ongoing training and career progression with our Career Pathways
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards with high-street retailers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • SMART Pension option
  • Health Cash Plan
  • EAP Employee assistant program.

Priory group are looking for passionate, professional and dedicated employees to work with children with emotional and behavioral difficulties and challenging behaviours.

As a member of our residential care team you will strive to bring out the best in every young person by supporting and guiding them in their daily lives. This could be accompanying them to take part in an activity or simply assisting them in completion of general daily tasks, including morning and night time routines.

As a Senior Residential Support Worker, you’ll be doing the following:

  • Supporting the management to run a successful staff team and all day to day operations of the home
  • To assist the management team with the supervisions of junior staff
  • Inducting new staff into the homes procedure and culture
  • Ensuring the highest standards of care in relation to the young people’s physical, behavioural and emotional needs.
  • Be the young person’s champion and as part of the wider team strive to ensure that they achieve their aspirations and full potential
  • Assist senior staff with the writing and maintaining of placement and risk management plans
  • Support young people in daily activities including family contact, attending local clubs, 1:1 activities in the community, promoting independence and social behaviour.
  • You will be assigned a key child and play a pivotal role in their day to day life including attending reviews and liaising with external agencies
  • Support and encourage educational engagement

If you have been affected by coronavirus, or are tired of working from home we have care and education roles available across the country for temp, part-time and full time roles.

Search all our available roles here: https://jobs.priorygroup.com/

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

Disclosure

Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

Closing Date

30/06/2020