¬£27k - 28k per year
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

A fantastic opportunity for a Senior Residential Support Worker to lead a team of Residential Support Workers in a new children’s home in Milton Keynes. You will be joining an organisation which is commited in it’s support for staff member’s career progression. There will be a genuine opportunity to progress to Deputy Manager and be enrolled to study for a Diploma Level 5 Leadership and Management in Residential Childcare.

Your main duties and responsibilities as a Senior Residential Support Worker will be:

  • Shift leading and time management
  • Attending senior meetings and contributing to the continual development of the home and company
  • Working with young people on a 1:1 and 2:1 staff ratio and maintaining positive working relationships
  • Attending multi agency meetings
  • Completing home visits and risk assessments
  • Updating and contributing to care plans and adapting to any changes that arise
  • Completing regular supervisions with Support Workers, offering professional support and completing any actions
  • Key working and providing support for key child in all areas of development
  • Taking responsibility when dealing with petty cash and updating records accordingly
  • Assisting the Home Manager and Deputy Manager with administrative tasks, household management and team recruitment
  • Taking overall responsibility for the home in the absence of the Home Manager and/or Deputy Manager

The successful Senior Residential Support Worker will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • A minimum of one year’s recent experience of working as a Senior Residential Support Worker leading shifts in a residential service for looked after children aged 16 and under
  • A Diploma Level 3 or 4 in Residential Childcare / NVQ3 Working with Children and Young People in Social Care / NVQ3 Children and Adults Health and Social Care
  • Driving licence
  • Able to work long day shifts and sleep ins

Job Information

Job Reference: RR340MK
Salary From: £27000
Salary To: £28000
Job Industries: Support Worker
Job Locations: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England
Job Types: Permanent
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