Support Worker EBD

On behalf of my client we are recruiting for a Support worker to join their organisation within the Grays Area. This is a 2 bedded EBD home. You must have your Diploma Level 3 Children & Young People Workforce or NVQ equivalent, and previous experience working with young adults with EBD. You must have knowledge of Quality Standards & Regulations and of the Children Act.

You will assist the deputy manager in achieving the aims and objectives of the Statement of Purpose and uphold the organisations missions statement and values. To support and manage the care team to enable them to meet the needs of the children and young people. To undertake direct work with children and young people as appropriate. To ensure each shift is planned and resources allocated. To work in partnership with other professionals to achieve optimum outcomes for young people. To offer supervision and support to carers in line with Quality Standards & Regulations and as directed by the Registered Manager. To promote MDT approach and engage/lead weekly MDT meetings with Clinical and Education services on site.

You will ensure that each carer is aware of each child's care plan and their responsibilities for its implementation. Attending childcare reviews and planning meetings to provide information and achieve best outcomes for young people
Undertaking direct work with young people and acting as an appropriate role model. Maintaining accurate written records in logs, continuation sheets and files both to record information and enable regular monitoring and evaluation to take place. Chairing children's meetings and facilitating consultation with young people generally.

For further information on this vacancy contact Kim on

Required skills

  • Senior Support worker/EBD/Care Assistant

Application questions

Are you a flexible Children's Support Worker?
Do you have experience working with children with EBD?
Can you work on shift rotas?

Reference: 35131126

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