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Support Worker / Team Leader Full Time

Major Recruitment Ashford



£25000 - £33000/annum + Overtime - Sleeps - Flexi Shifts


Posted: 17/11/2023

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Support Worker / Team Leader - £25,000 - £33,000 - Based In Croydon

A Beautiful Setting And Lovely Home

Sleeps And OT Available

Flexible On Shifts

My clients is driven to changing children’s’ lives for the better by providing best-in-class specialist services. We are looking for residential support workers, team leaders and senior support workers to join our growing, highly valued team. Our teams are “professional parents who are nurturing and supportive, giving our children high levels of care and allowing them to achieve amazing outcomes and provides a variety of therapeutic, EBD and complex trauma support services.

The role of a Support worker / Team Leader will involve:

Contributing to the young person’s care plans and risk assessments, their review and implementation
Forming effective relationships with young people, their families (if appropriate) and external agencies
Ensuring the home is kept clean and in a tidy condition, adhering to the cleaning rota system, encouraging the young people to participate as appropriate
Ensuring that good quality records are maintained as required with supervision and advice from shift and Managers.
Maintaining and promoting residential care work to high levels of professionalism expected by Ofsted
Contributing to the educational and social development of each young person and assisting in the implementation of Individual Education Programs
Meeting the emotional and physical needs of our young people and maximising opportunities for their development
Providing support to the deputy/manager of the home whilst on shift and performing senior duties as directed

What we are looking for from you:

Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People or equivalent (desirable)
Experience in a children's home setting (essential)
Passion to help nurture young people.
Be able to work shift patterns including sleep ins (rota plan given in advance but likely to be 1 on, 2 off)
Full, UK driving licence (essential)
All candidates must be over the age of 21 to meet industry regulations.

Successful employment is subject to satisfactory Full Enhanced Disclosure, right to work and reference checks in line with government regulations and Safer Recruitment Practices (the company will cover the costs

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