Senior Support Worker

Posted 19 June by DMD Recruitment LTD Easy Apply

We are representing our client that are seeking an experienced Senior Support worker.

Purpose of Job

To deliver the main responsibilities and key result areas encompassed within a Senior Support Worker role.
To meet the above requirements within a specialist, therapeutic, residential setting catering for young people who cannot live at home.

Main responsibilities and Key Result Areas.

· Assist the management of the home in developing the skills and potential of RSW’s.
· Work within, and ensure effective delivery of the policies and procedures in the home, and the company.
· Monitor and maintain administrative requirements
· 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
· Work within local, national and legislative requirements
· 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
· Safeguard and protect the welfare of the young people
· Promote and support the young people in reaching their full potential
· Ensure that the life chance opportunities of young people are met in relation to their social, educational, leisure, emotional health and mental health needs.
· Develop and deliver strategies to manage young people who display inappropriate behaviour
· Ensure effective delivery of all work requirements within agreements and deadlines of partner agencies and the company
· Where required, deputise in the absence of the management of the home and provide on call support on a rota basis.
· Where required, attend reviews and / or meetings appertaining to the home, staff or young people
· Work in partnership with families

Pay: £9.25 - £9.45 per hour.

Required skills

  • Safeguard
  • Supervision
  • Young People
  • NVQs
  • EBD

Reference: 34517552

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