Senior Residential Support Worker

  • Jobpaths4u
  • South Croydon, UK
Full time Administration

Job Description

Are you passionate and hardworking?

Can you motivate young people and prioritise their needs?

This role requires a high level of patience and understanding working with children aged 9 -18 years with emotional and challenging behaviours.

My client is looking for a dedicated organised individual who can lead a shift and take the initiative to work well independently as well as working well with other members of staff and young people.

Senior Residential Support Worker Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan manage and lead shifts
  • Encourage, support and guide members of the staff team
  • Attend Case Reviews, Planning Meetings and any other meetings as required
  • Undertake specific administration tasks within the unit as directed by the Home Manager
  • Actively participate in supervision, appraisal, training, meetings & consultancies
  • Maintain records as required
  • To be alert to signs of distress or abuse and to ensure that the young people are monitored and protected and have their needs met ensuring that all safeguarding needs are met
  • Contribute to care planning and the implementation of these plans
  • Be the Key Worker for individuals

Senior Residential Support Worker Minimum Requirements:

  • NVQ Level 3 Children and young people or equivalent - Essential
  • Experience of at least 1 year in residential children’s home setting - essential
  • IT literate
  • Experience leading a team

Closing date: ASAP

Interview: ASAP

Contact:  Priya at Job Paths 4 U


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£21,000 - £24,000

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