Senior Residential Support Worker - Children's Home - Kettering

Senior Residential Support Worker

Children’s Home


£25,000 - £26,000 including on-call and sleep-in payments

160 hours (10 x 16 hour shifts) and 10 sleep-ins per month

I am currently looking for an experienced worker to join the team at a fabulous children’s home in Kettering.

In this role you be ensuring young people care receive the best level of care available.  Duties will include:

  • Supporting and assisting the Home’s Registered Manager as part of a team, ensuring the smooth running of the Home
  • Providing a safe, warm and supportive environment for young people
  • Offering a comprehensive residential service to children and young people, the aim being to ensure the physical, social and emotional care and development of the young people and their Home
  • Maintaining the development of positive childcare practice in keeping with the aims and objectives of our organisation
  • Forging positive links and relationships within the community, participating in connection with schools and colleges, health professionals, and leisure activities
  • Implementing the agreed placement plans of each young person and ensuring that individual goals are met

For this post you must have:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Children) or equivalent (or willing to undertake this)
  • 12 month’s experience of working in a children’s home
  • Experience of managing staff on a day to day basis
  • The ability to communicate with people at all levels
  • An understanding of the NMS for children’s Homes
  • Experience of dealing with challenging behaviour
  • The ability to work shifts and sleep-ins on a rota basis

For more information on these roles, please call Elite on 01604 879345.

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