Senior Support Worker
Senior Support Worker - Children and young people - challenging behaviour - emotional behavioural difficulties
Hays Social care are currently recruiting on a permanent basis for residential Senior Support Workers to work with a valued children's homes in Herefordshire
Your new role
The Senior Support Worker role involves engaging with young people to promote self-worth, education and community involvement. You will be responsible for encouraging day to day tasks, taking the young people to school, activities and visits where required. You will be managing behavioural issues and administering medication when required. You will be conducting risk assessments and update support plans. You will be expected to work shift patterns as required.
What you'll need to succeed
You must have previous experience working with children and young people within a residential setting or experience working with challenging behaviour. If you have transferable skills working with adults with complex needs, autism you will also be considered. You must hold a L3 in children and young people or be willing to work towards this. Holding a full driving license is desirable.
What you'll get in return
In return you will receive a competitive salary as well as on-going training with a fantastic company who puts their staff at the forefront of what they do.
We have long term temporary assignments and permanent employment opportunities available for the right candidates. Good pay rates, weekly pay, excellent training and development are also available along with fully funded qualification courses. FREE DBS checks and ongoing employment support within the Social Care sector.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.