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Senior children's support worker

Shire Healthcare



£15.67 - £17.10/hour


Posted: 14/05/2024

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We are working in partnership with a provider of children’s services and have a permanent opportunity for a Senior Residential Children's Worker based in Hertford, Hertfordshire. If successful, you will be working as part of a team providing support to children with EBD within a children's home. This is an opportunity to join a supportive employer with genuine opportunities to progress.
This is a permanent position working 37 hours per week plus 6 sleep ins per month.
Previous experience as a senior is not essential, although you will need your Level 3 / 4 in Residential Childcare or equivalent. If you are looking to start your progress in your career, our client can promise a nurturing, supportive and fun working environment.
Alongside countless benefits and progression opportunities, our client is paying between £15.67 - £17.10 per hour + £40 per sleep in.
As a Senior Residential Children’s Worker your responsibilities will include:
* Attend staff meetings and supervisions.
* Be accountable for any decision made regarding the welfare of the children and staff members during the shifts that you lead.
* Discuss with the Manager any concerns with staffing matters.
* Ensure that all staff members are kept up to date with changes to procedures.
* Provide support using a person centred approach.
* Safeguard vulnerable children and report any suspicion or evidence of harm.
* Continuous commitment to professional development.
* To be willing to cover other homes when required.
* Liaise with parents and/or carers and other professionals.
Our client is offering a whole range of benefits, including:
* Increase hourly rate after 10pm.
* Good company pension.
* Good career path to management.
To take the next step in your career, apply today for a conversation with our Residential specialist Tom Wilson.
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