Senior Residential Support Worker – Southport

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Full Time
Job Description

Senior Residential Support Worker required for a Children’s Semi-independent leaving care service based in Southport.

Salary: £8.50 – £9.00

Hours: 40 hours per week – Occasional Sleep in – £45 per sleep in, potential to earn an extra £3,900 per year.

Location: Southport

Duration: Permanent

The company supports children and young people who have led troubled lives. We are seeking Experienced Children’s Support Workers to join the organisation. This is a Semi-Independent service for 16-18 year olds leaving care.

Our client is looking for people with a positive outlook, an enabling attitude & aptitude from the start for engaging with, supporting and enabling young people to achieve their potential and create positive outcomes for all children and young people, professionalism, reliability, energy, drive, enthusiasm and commitment to work with young people who live in residential care.

Requirements:

  • Hold a relevant Level 3 Children & Young People/Social Work Qualification.
  • 2+ Years Experience
  • Committed to providing an excellent level of care for young people.
  • Enthusiastic in your approach to tough challenges.
  • Assertive in difficult situations
  • Able to remain calm under pressure.
  • A strong communicator with great interpersonal skills.
  • Full driving licence – desirable

Benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary scales.
  • Opportunity to learn first-hand from a highly qualified and experienced staff team.
  • Supportive team environment.
  • Attendance bonus for full attendance over a 6-month period.
  • Regular professional supervision and team support meetings.
  • Career development and progression.