Senior Support Worker

Posted 5 days ago by Prophet Care Recruitment

Children’s Senior Support Worker Bedfordshire

Mk42-45 & SG 19

We are looking for committed active Senior Support Workers for an amazing Organisation that has homes across Bedfordshire.

Working with young people 8-18yrs with extensive ,complex and enduring needs who display high risk behaviours.

In terms of salary, we now offer a 8 sleep-ins a month contract (used to be 10 sleep-ins but there were not enough days in the month to offer 10 sleep-ins to all staff!) and for an unqualified RCP is it as follows:

Senior Support Worker Basic salary £23,979.72 £9.68 per hour plus sleep ins

During your induction phase you will spend the first week working a minimum of 2 x 8 hour days and 1 shadow shift of 16.5 hours, and a sleep in.

After your induction phase, you will be contracted to complete 173 hours and 8 sleep-ins.

Hourly rate of pay will be £9.47, and plus £45 for each sleep-in until you pass the induction

If you complete all contracted hours as noted under 'Hours of Work’, your basic annual salary should equate to £23,979.72

Senior Support Worker will be offered

  • A development programme - promotion from within is encouraged. They are committed to developing the next generation of care leaders.
  • An amazing amount of money is invested in the staff.
  • Staff recognition every month.
  • Employee Assistant Programme; a free and confidential service for all staff.
  • A generous holiday package.

Senior Support Worker will require

  • QCF Level 3 qualification in Children’s and Young Person Workforce
  • .A broad background in childcare, in particular working with young people with complex needs
  • Experience working in residential care
  • A comprehensive understanding of safeguarding
  • Fully appreciate the needs of children and young people Sound knowledge of trauma informed care
  • An imaginative, robust and positive approach to meeting the needs of the young people
  • Support and develop colleagues as well as oversee the new starter inductions. Positive role modelling and leadership too.
  • Full manual driving license.

This is a tremendous opportunity to work within a team that practice integrity and give immense amount of support


Application questions

Do you have a broad background in childcare, working with young people with complex needs?
Do you have QCF Level 3 qualification in Children’s and Young Person Workforce?
Do you have strong supervision and leadership skills?
Do you hold a current driving licence?

Reference: 39945246

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