Senior Residential Support Worker

Safehands Recruitment Limited
15 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a full time, permanent vacancy, whereby if you are successful you will be employed directly by the business.

I am recruiting for one of Safehands Recruitments prestigious clients based in the Telford area. You will be working as part of a large community of specialised workers where training and development is provided. You will support children age 7-17 with emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD).

You will be responsible for taking a leadership role on shift, ensuring that they create a caring environment in which young people are respected and supported to resolve their personal difficulties and challenges. This also involves the planning and co-ordination of effective care programmes provided for young people.

Responsibilities of Senior Residential Support Worker:

• Promoting independence inline with care plans

• Supporting the clients education including attending school and completing homework

• Assisting with domestic duties

• Working closely with teaching staff, social workers and external professionals in a professional manner

• Supporting clients to access the community

• Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner

• Undertake regular sleep in duties

• Participate in regular review meetings and risk assessments

• Attend and contribute to team meetings

• To maintain knowledge and operate within current legislation and company polices and procedures

• Promote independence and develop a trusting relationship with the clients

• Maintain confidentiality at all times

• To undertake all mandatory training inline with company policies and procedures

Person Specification for Senior Residential Support Worker:

• Due to the location of the business and shift patterns, all applicants must hold a full driving licence and have access to their own vehicles

• Staff must be flexible with shift patterns

• You must be confident and competent when supporting clients with EBD

• Hold Level 3 or equivalent in Health & Social Care children and young people pathway

• All applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and 5 years referencing

Additional information:

• Cycle to work

• Childcare voucher schemes

• Competitive salary package

• Annual salary increases (dependant on appraisals)

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to yourself please apply immediately or call Matt Grech on , alternatively email