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Senior Support Worker

Senior Support Worker

Would you like to be part of a caring, supportive team where you are recognised and valued for your hard work and delivery of exceptional care?

We are now recruiting for a passionate, enthusiastic and committed Senior Support Worker to join our friendly team.

With at least one years experience of working in a childrens residential setting as a care, support worker or residential childrens worker with a clear route to management we will:

Reward your dedication with:

  • Competitive rates of Pay, £11.33ph and sleep rates of £45 (average of 7-10 sleeps per month)
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme of £500*
  • Free meals whilst on shift, encouraging everyone to eat together as you would at home and encourage social interaction
  • Full funded blue light card which gains you access to fantastic discounts across high street stores, restaurants and more.
  • Fully funded cash back medical scheme towards optical, dental and physiotherapy.
  • Contributions to your pension through the auto-enrolment scheme
  • Extensive induction programme for all new starters
  • Fully funded training and development programmes, leading to accredited qualifications which can support career development
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) through BUPA to provide financial, health and wellbeing advice and guidance

Your role will involve ensuring the welfare and care of each child and also giving guidance and support to the whole team on your shift.

You will:

  • Make sure tasks are completed effectively including any shift health and safety checks
  • Address any issues on shift and shadow the Deputy/Registered Manager to develop your leadership skills
  • Making sure children are up on time for school, eaten breakfast and ready to engage in their school day
  • Ensuring homework is completed and assisting with these tasks
  • Encouraging after school activities and hobbies
  • Keeping up with paperwork in order for the home to run effectively
  • Ensure the house is kept clean and tidy

Essential Criteria:

  • NVQ 3 or 4 in children and Young Peoples Workforce, Childrens Residential Care or equivalent
  • At least one years experience of working in a childrens setting
  • Be flexible working shifts including days, weekends, bank holidays and sleep ins
  • Be over 21, hold a full UK manual driving licence and have the right to work in the UK
  • Be kind and caring
  • Experience of working with or caring for children as a support worker, residential care worker or personal experience, but more importantly have life skill from range of backgrounds as we can train on the rest
Crewe, England, UK