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Senior Support Worker

18,767 P.A. ?
JobPaths4U Limited

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Do you want to make a difference to a child’s future?

We have an exciting opportunity for a positive, enthusiastic and motivated Senior Support Worker to lead a team of dedicated and enthusiastic support workers in a Residential Children’s Home rated GOOD by Ofsted.

This role requires a high level of patience and understanding working with Children and Young people with emotional and challenging behaviours aged 11- 18.

My client is looking for a dedicated organised Senior Support Worker who can lead a shift and take the initiative to work well independently as well as working well with other members of staff and young people.

Senior Support Worker Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Offer professional practice support meetings to staff to complement staff supervision
  • Encourage, support and guide members of the staff team
  • Attend Case Reviews, Planning Meetings and any other meetings as required
  • Undertake specific administration tasks within the unit as directed by the Home Manager
  • Actively participate in supervision, appraisal, training, meetings & consultancies
  • Maintain records as required
  • To be alert to signs of distress or abuse and to ensure that the young people are monitored and protected and have their needs met ensuring that all safeguarding needs are met
  • Contribute to care planning and the implementation of these plans
  • Be the Key Worker for individuals


  • Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare or equivalent
  • Experience in working in a residential childcare setting
  • Experience of supervising staff
  • 23 years of age or older


Salary: £11.00 per hour

Closing date: Tuesday 5th November 2019

Contact: Amandeep at Job Paths 4 U

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