Senior Support Worker

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne  |  Tyne and Wear  |  England
Sector: Social Care
Consultant: James Wright
Job Reference: 34734
Salary: £20000 - £22000
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

Senior Support Worker

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Circa £21,000 + Additional Allowances

Seven Social Care are currently working on behalf of our client, a specialist provider of therapeutic care for children in the North East. Our client strives to deliver the best care to its children by ensuring a solid vetting process is utilised for the recruiting and training of its staff against a strict framework. Investing in the quality of its workforce means that our client is able to offer a fantastic opportunity to experienced support workers looking to enhance their career and progress to the next level.

As a Senior Support Worker you will be responsible for supervising other support workers and providing a caring, therapeutic environment for children who will have experienced significant early trauma in their lives and have complex behavioural needs.

About the role:

Work alongside senior management to support the running of the home, managing the home in the absence of a deputy home manager

Responsible for the day-to-day care of the residents

Ensuring shifts are planned effectively and resources allocated appropriately within the home in the absence of a home manager or deputy manager

Candidate Requirements:

Diploma Level 3 Children & Young People Workforce or NVQ Equivalent

Minimum 24 months experience working with young people in a residential setting

Supervisory/Managerial Experience would be advantageous

Salary: Circa £21,000 / Year + Sleep-in Enhancements

This job is advertised by James Wright; if you are interested in this position please click and apply now.

Please feel free to contact James on 07520 633 102 or email [email protected]