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Senior Support Worker (Childrens) - Stockport - up to £24,600

Salary: Circa £24,591 Per Year Location: North West Sector: Private Sector Job Type: Permanent Type of Service: Children's

Hampton's are working in partnership with a well-established children's charity who are currently recruiting a Senior Support Worker for their children's home in Stockport.

The home cares for up to 8 young people with LD and complex needs.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company where you will be given all the necessary support in truly changing the lives of the vulnerable young people in their care for the better.

Salary: Salary £22,624 - £24,591 per annum (+ overtime, + benefits, + weekend enhancements)

Location: Stockport

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The role will act as senior under the direction of the House Manager and will support a team of Residential Support Workers
  • Support the children with day-to-day needs including personal care needs, supporting them in their routines, communication, independent skills and leisure activities
  • Support and co-ordinate key workers and lead shifts
  • Make decisions and lead in the absence of the House Manager
  • Maintain and monitor all recording and reporting
  • Assist in the planning and preparation of staff rotas

Experience and Qualifications:

  • QCF Level 3 Diploma Children and Young People Workforce/Residential Childcare (or equivalent) is preferred, however our client can also consider candidates who are already working towards the qualification
  • Experience in a complex needs, residential setting is essential
  • Knowledge of communication strategies for supporting those who are non-verbal
  • Experience of implementing Ofsted's Quality Standards for Children in Care Homes is desirable
  • Some children show behaviours that challenge and so candidates should be comfortable working in this environment

Key Information + Benefits:

  • Salary: £22,624 - £24,591 per annum (+ overtime, + benefits, + weekend enhancements)
  • Location: Stockport
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness programme

If you believe that you are well suited for this position and would like to have a discussion in confidence, please email a copy of your CV or call Connor on 01926 354 604

Hampton's Resourcing prides itself on creating opportunities for Social Care Senior Managers to challenge themselves to continually develop their skills and experience. Our aim is to consistently find work for the most talented individuals within Children's and Adults Social Care services, across the UK

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