¬£28k - 30k per year
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

A fantastic opportunity for a Senior Young People’s Support Worker to join a stable staff team in a children’s home. The home is run by an excellent Home Manager who has extensive experience within children’s residential care. They will provide you with support for your career progression and a warm welcome upon joining this organisation.

The home provides therapeutic care to 3 young people who have complex, emotional behavioural issues due to experiencing significant trauma and negative earlier experiences. As a Young People’s Senior Support Worker, you will effectively lead a team in providing therapeutic care to help them regain their confidence and realise their full potential as young adults.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Supporting, encouraging and supervising Support Workers
  • Helping the Home Manager with administrative tasks, household management and team recruitment
  • Shift leading
  • Being a Key Worker for individual children
  • Participating in care planning and case review meetings
  • Liaising with other professionals and external agencies
  • Working 3 long days and two sleeps per week which includes weekend days and bank holidays on a rota basis

Essential candidate requirements:

  • Diploma Level 3 in Residential Childcare or NVQ3 Children and Young People’s Workforce
  • Previous experience of working in a children’s residential service with children under 16 years of age
  • High levels of resilience
  • Expert at enforcing and maintaining boundaries
  • Passionate about enabling positive outcomes for disadvantaged and vulnerable children
  • Holds a full driving licence

This is a great opportunity to join a well established organisation and further your career. All of their care staff and managers are supported by the organisation’s own therapists, clinical psychologists, health and education professionals.

You will enjoy a thorough, two-week induction, ongoing training for your continual professional development, regular supervision and 12 monthly salary increments.

Job Information

Job Reference: RR263AY
Salary From: £28000
Salary To: £30000
Job Industries: Support Worker
Job Locations: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England
Job Types: Permanent
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