Senior Residential Support Worker - Derby

Senior Residential Support Worker

Derbyshire (DE3)

£25,261 to £26,261 (inclusive of sleep-in allowance and Complex Care Allowance) 

I am looking for a Senior Residential Support Worker to work in a new home opening in Derby that will support 1 or 2 young people with complex care needs.


Duties will include:

  • Working directly with children and young people ensuring that all their care needs are being met in line with the Children’s Homes Regulations
  • Planning, organising and leading others during the course of your working day
  • Ensuring that the team provides the highest quality care and therapeutic support to the young people at the Home
  • Acting as key worker, including co-ordinating the achievement of personal plans, providing any necessary support

For this exciting new role you must be able to demonstrate:

  • QCF Level 3 in Residential Childcare/NVQ3 Caring for Children and Young People (or equivalent)
  • Experience of work with young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties
  • Experience of supervising staff and/or running shifts in a residential care setting
  • An understanding of the Care Standards Act (2002)
  • The ability to work shifts on a rota basis, including sleeping-in
  • A full UK driving license

In line with the National Minimum Standards: Children’s Homes Regulations (England) 2001, this vacancy is age restricted – you must be at least 22 years old to apply for this role.

If you are looking for a challenge and want to work for a brilliant provider of children’s homes, please call Elite on 01604 879345.

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