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Senior Support Worker

  • Location:

    Knowsley, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Services for children

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £21300 - £22994 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rachel

  • Contact email:

    LiverpoolCare.web@bssocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    LVC/504914_1558110286

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    16/06/2019

  • Startdate:

    10/06/19

Job Description

BS Social Care has an exciting opportunity for a Children`s Senior to join an innovative company work in their 1 bedded Children`s Residential Home in the Kirkby area of Liverpool.

In this role you will be assisting the Registered Manager in leading a team of support staff caring for an young person between the ages of 8 and 17, who has EBD. You will be part of a warm, friendly team of staff whose combined goal is to give the young people living in this service the opportunities and support to ensure their transition to adulthood is the best it can be. You will be required to not only manage the operational side of this service but to also engage, interact and set boundaries for the young person here.

In this rewarding role you will be supported to reach your goals and targets through ongoing training and learning. If you do not already hold it, you will be put through your Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Children and Young People).

To be successful in this role you will have:
-Level 3 or 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Children and Young People) (L3 Essential)
-2 Years` Deputy Manager`s experience in a children`s residential home (Essential)
-Effective Leadership Skills (Essential)
-Experience in taking part and leading inspections (Essential)
-Effective communication skills (Essential)
-Ability to manage the home budget (Essential)
-Current enhanced DBS check (Essential)
-Current driving licence (Essential)

The hours for this role will be based no a rolling rota of 2 days on 4 days off. You will work from the morning on your first day on through to the evening then sleep at the service and repeat this for your second day. The sleeps for this role are paid at £45 per night which will be paid on top of your pay which is £10.35 with L5 NVQ and 9.35 with L3 NVQ.

There will be plenty of opportunities to progress in this company and move around the different sites to accommodate your learning and progression within the company.

If this sounds like your ideal role then please contact Rachel on 01512426100 or apply online!

We look forward to hearing from you!

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