Senior Residential Support Worker - Children & Young People

Recruiter
Jump Lane Recruitment Limited
Location
Wigan
Salary
£23,406 per annum
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Jump Lane Recruiter are recruiting to a Team Leader for to join one of our clients who are a specialist, independent social care organization who operate a number of residential and supported living unit. We are looking for caring, enthusiastic and dedicated team players with a can-do approach who really care about the needs of young people. This is a rewarding opportunity to work with children in a residential care setting, providing day to day support, guidance and activities to children and teenagers, their aim and yours should be to transform the lives of looked-after children. Applications are therefore welcomed from experienced Residential Children's Care Workers with proven ability to support young people who have been the victims of trauma and are extremely vulnerable. As a Team Leader, every day will be different, and you won't find a more rewarding career Essential Job Requirements Ability to lead staff teams to provide a high level of care. Provide a safe environment for the young people in care. Ensure your record keeping, administrative duties are met including care plans and all relevant paperwork is updated and additionally ensure the employees record keeping is updated Experience leading or managing staff in a residential childcare setting. Be flexible and able to undertake shift work including weekends and sleep-ins. Full UK driving licence and a car available for work use. Diploma Level 3 qualified in Children and Young Persons Workforce, Social Work Degree or equivalent or willingness to work towards the above Level 3 qualification. Up to date knowledge of the current legislation governing the sector. Desirable Attributes Level 2 or Level 5 Team Leader or Management qualification. Experience of Ofsted inspections. Understanding of attachment and trauma in relation to young people. Experience of professionals meetings and working contributively with the professional network. Salary: £24,046.92 Benefits As a company in addition to a competitive salary our client offer many additional benefits to employees: Pension Auto-enrolment Pay Care Scheme, this is a company health care benefit. Perk Box, this allows the employees to get discounts or free offers on hundreds of well known high street brands. Annual Leave Service Award Childcare vouchers, aiming to assist employees with families. The successful applicant for the Team Leader role will be expected to demonstrate commitment to training and development and must be capable of adapting their work practice to the ethos of the home. The salary for the Team Leader role will be dependent on the level of qualifications and experience. For more information click the apply link below or call us on for a confidential chat.

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