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Senior Residential Support Worker

  • Location:

    Lymington, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Services for children

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £22500 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Job Description

Senior Support Worker
Children's service
Full time
£22,500 - £25,000

We are looking for a Senior Support Worker for a small 2 bed children's home based in Lymington.

The candidate we are looking for would be kind, caring and nurturing to those in the home and have a positive, understanding and calm approach. The home is rural and very much has a 'family home' feel to it. There are currently 2 children aged 11 and 12 who's care is trauma based.

The duties of the role would include the following, but not be limited to:

  • Assisting the Deputy/Registered Manager in being Ofsted ready and assist in the completion of the aims of the homes development plans.
  • To role model and promote agreed models of practice; To ensure there is consistency in the level of care being provided to the children by the Residential Child Care Practitioners
  • To set high standards in homemaking and ensuring the home is nurturing and welcoming
  • To use your initiative, skill base and knowledge to make decisions in the best interests of the child / home / team in line with children's plans, policies and legislation.
  • To participate in the development and implementation of activity programs for young people

This is a 40 hour position, with a competitive salary. Once the probationary period has been completed and passed, there is an opportunity to undertake a Level 5 qualification.

The ideal candidate would have experience working with children, have transferable skills. Holding a Level 3 in Children and Young People (however certain degrees and other qualifications may be considered)

If you would like to make a difference to a young persons life, and work for a fabulous company then please apply today!


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