Senior Residential Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 100765
  • Date Posted: 14 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Hireful
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  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary: £22,600 to £24,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Senior Residential Support Worker

Young Foundations provides a specialist provision for children and young adults, who have a range of identified complex and challenging needs.

Howard House School is a service designed to help children and young adults with complex needs face some of the most challenging transitions they might encounter on their pathway to independence. Whether this is the transition from hospital to the community, or from residential care to independence, young people will experience at Howard House School the relationships and clinical support they need to achieve success in adulthood.

Senior Residential Support Worker Responsibilities:

You will support the care team, deputy manager and manager in developing the service, contributing to positive outcomes for the children and young adults and the service as a whole.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, to include clinical staff such as psychiatrist, psychologists, occupational health, therapist, education and social workers in order to achieve positive outcomes.

Senior Residential Support Worker Requirements:

As a senior residential support worker you should be highly motivated, committed and have a genuine interest in delivering the highest quality of care for children and young adults in an outstanding residential setting.

You will have proven experience of supporting children and young adults in a similar environment. It is essential for the applicant to hold the relevant Diploma 3 / 4 qualification in Health and Social Care. Experience managing teams is desirable.

What Young Foundations Can Offer:

Join an award winning organisation that offers Industry Leading Training:

Young Foundations was the recipient of the prestigious Laing Buisson ‘Innovation In Care Award 2018', and ‘Children’s Services Award 2020’, and is fully committed to the provision of exceptional learning and development opportunities for all of its employees: including training in attachment disorder, neurology, development and mental health and well-being.

The opportunity to study for a Bachelor’s degree while you work:

Young Foundations believe that the professionalism and expertise of our frontline staff should be recognised, by allowing them to achieve a credible level of nationally recognised qualification while they work. With this in mind, 2018 saw the launch of the Foundation Degree sponsorship programme in partnership with Glyndwr University, Wales. This programme allows the part funding of Young Foundations employees, to follow University programmes of work based education, that will lead to FdA and later BA (Honours) qualifications in Therapeutic Childcare.

Location: Howard House School - Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (NE22)

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full Time, 40 hours per week

Salary: £10.87 - £11.54 per hour

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Staff, Senior Support Worker, Young People, Voluntary Sector, Residential Care Worker, Community Development, Challenging Behaviour, Senior Social Care Worker, Social Care Supervisor, Social Care Team Leader, Community Services, Care Assistant, Support Work Team Leader, etc.

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