Senior Residential Support Worker

Posted 7 July by DMD Recruitment LTD

Senior Residential Support Worker - Children’s Home

Full Time, Bury

£9.90 Per Hour / 40 Hours + Sleep Rate and Benefits

The Company

DMD recruitment are pleased to offer a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Residential Support Worker within a looked after children’s home in Bury. This care company specialise solely in therapeutic care for children with challenging behaviour and on the periphery of offending. Their aim is create a safe atmosphere where they can be accepted as individuals and restart development & growth for them to go on and be productive members of society.

The Position

  • Assist the management of the home in developing the skills and potential of Residential Support Workers
  • Work within, and ensure effective delivery of the policies and procedures in the home, and the company
  • Monitor and maintain administrative requirements, ensuring that the outcome meets the standards set out in childcare legislation, and the homes working practices
  • Participate and where appropriate take the lead in the assessment, implementation and review of young people’s care plans
  • Supervise and develop the skills of staff in their daily working practice
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Promote and actively encourage the delivery of a safe, structured and nurturing environment
  • Work within local, national and legislative requirements
  • Escort young people in the pool car or own vehicle when required or requested by management.
  • Ensure that own vehicle is road worthy, taxed, MOT, and that you have valid business insurance.
  • Work on own initiative when required
  • Supervision of young people in a group or individual setting
  • Relate to, and engage young people who display challenging behaviour
  • Undertake formal and informal supervision of RSW’s
  • Safeguard and protect the welfare of the young people
  • Ensure meeting the needs of the young people are paramount
  • Promote and support the young people in reaching their full potential

Your Background

  • Must have an NVQ Level 3 in Children & Young People
  • Must be a driver with a clean license and valid business insurance

If this sounds like a great opportunity for you, please upload your CV today

Required skills

  • Young People
  • Challenging Environment
  • Senior Residential
  • EBD
  • ofsted

Application questions

do you hold a valid UK driving license?
do you hold an NVQ 3 in children & young people?

Reference: 33970529

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