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  • Senior Children's Support Worker Sudbury
  • Vetro Recruitment in Sudbury, , United Kingdom
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  • 3 weeks ago

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I have an INCREDIBLE opportunity for an ENTHUSIASTIC and OUTGOING individual to join a children's residential service in Sudbury, Suffolk as a Senior Children's Residential Support Worker, supporting young people between the ages of 8 - 18 years with Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties (EBD).
• Due to the nature of the job and the activities involved, we are only able to consider applicants who have a full UK manual driver's licence** We are looking for individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of young people; to enable them to develop socially, emotionally and behaviourally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for.

Job Title: Senior Children's Residential Support Worker

Salary: £32,608 - £36,825 (sleep allowance included)

Location: Sudbury, Suffolk

Hours: Full-Time

Contract: Permanent

Shift pattern: Varied shift pattern on a rota basis including sleep in's and weekends

Hours: 8am - 11pm sleep 7am - 8:30am / 8am - 11pm

Benefits
• Opportunity to complete... the NVQ qualifications - fully funded!!!
• Free meals whilst on shift
• Getting paid to play computer games and go to theme parks!!!
• Casual dress code
• Company pension
• 28 days annual leave
• Access to discounts for shopping outlets, restaurants and cinemas
• Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face-to-face training and CPD planning
• Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
• Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

Responsibilities
• To lead by example and support the management team to run the shift
• Take greater responsibility for mentoring and supporting newer staff members
• To encourage the young people to do activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.
• To keep the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.
• Protect children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.
• Provide support for the children and young people in the home and promote their independence and well-being.
• Maintain a safe environment for the young people.
• Ensuring the safety of the students and maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of the individual's; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.
• Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically.
• Develop and maintain good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers and other professionals that may be involved in the young people's lives.

Requirements
• Experience as a Children's Residential Support Worker, or with Young People is ESSENTIAL
• Level 3 qualification for Children and Young People is ESSENTIAL
• Experience within another healthcare or social care setting is ESSENTIAL
• You must be a car driver as you will be required to transport young people from time to time.
• You must be over the age of 21.
• You must be able to commute to Sudbury, Suffolk

If you are passionate about the lives of young people and want to make a real difference, supporting young people, whilst continuing a career path as a Senior Children's Residential Support Worker - this is the job for you!

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