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Senior Residential Support Worker

Reference

PRI41216

Location

Children's Home, Ibstock, Leicestershire

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Up to £21,942.62 per annum (plus sleep in allowance and overtime)

Hours

39 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking a motivated and eager individual to join our children's home in Ibstock as a Senior Residential Support Worker.

Do you have a qualification at Level 3 in Children's Residential Childcare?

Do you have previous experience of leading a team in a residential children's home?

Our Senior Residential Support staff work under the direction of the Registered Manager and effectively lead a team of Support Workers who enable the delivery of care to our young people.  By guiding and managing the team, our Senior Support staff ensure that our home complies with local procedures, corporate policy, statutory regulations and quality standards.

Some of the Senior Support Worker duties include 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
  • 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 and attainment including homework and behavioural support within the education setting.

Due to the location of our home near Ibstock, Leicestershire, you would need to hold a full driving license.

We use a rotating shift pattern to ensure the young people in our home get the care they need.  This may include working some weekends and bank holidays.

Your Benefits

  • Priory Perks reward and discount scheme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Pension scheme
  • We cover the cost of your enhanced disclosure check
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
  • Employee recognition scheme.

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK.  With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Our children's home is a medium, emergency, same day and planned placement for up to three male residents aged up to 18.  Our staff team provide exemplary one-to-one care to the young people within the home.

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 may be requested prior to interview for 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.

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Job Description

Senior_Support_Worker_Team_Leader.pdf

Closing Date

31/10/2020