Childrens Senior Support Worker & Team Leader

  • Location

    Redbridge, UK

  • Sector:

    Children's Residential

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  • Salary:

    Up To £27K per annum, Be Part of Something New!

  • Contact:

    Michaela Hayes

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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We are looking for inspirational, experienced Children’s Residential Senior Support Workers and a Team Leader for a newly launched Children’s Home in the London Borough of Redbridge / Dagenham & Barking Area of East London.  Newly Opening Service.

Location & The Home

This is a new Children’s home situated in the London Borough of Redbridge, East London and is within easy commuting distance from: Romford 12 Minutes / 3.7 Miles Via A118 and is only a 3-minute walk from the nearest train station, Ilford 7 Minutes / 2.4 Miles Via A118, Stratford 21 Minutes / 6.3 Miles Via A118, Dagenham & Barking is literally 8 minutes away 2.6 miles via the A124

The Provider

Working within a small Children’s Residential Home for Children with Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties (EBD), mild learning disabilities and children who have suffered significant trauma and abuse this is a very rewarding but challenging role.

You would be joining a service that is helping children turn their lives around so they can achieve their dreams and reach their potential. Their CEO has over 30-years’ experience working with young people and has a strong belief that every child is worth fighting for. Their residential homes create a place where every child, often for the first time, feels a sense of belonging and they learn life skills to set them up for a positive future.   They work with young people aged 8-18 who are unable to live within a family setting. They provide a therapeutic approach where they combine care, education and therapy to meet the children’s needs.

Your Job

As their Residential Senior Support Worker/Team Leader, you will be pivotal in creating a safe environment for young people to flourish, maximising their potential to achieve a positive future, supervising and supporting your staff team to ensure you deliver the highest standard of care to the Children.  Your role will be pivotal in ensuring the Home maintains an effective care practice and that the home is always working to legislation and current guidelines and is a safe and happy place to live / work.

Salary & Benefits

  • £22 - £27K per annum Depending upon Experience & Qualifications
  • £36.00 per sleep in
  • 39 Hours per week working on a 3 Week Rota System
  • 30 Days annual leave which includes bank holidays

Experience & Requirements

  • It is essential that you have Level 3 in Children & Young People or Residential Childcare
  • You must have experience in residential care and at least 1 years’ experience in a Supervisory/Senior role with children.
  • You will have an expert understanding of safeguarding and child protection procedures.
  • You will hold a manual driving licence so you will be able to drive the home’s vehicle.
  • You must also be over the age of 21.

How do I apply?

If you are excited by this job opportunity and you meet the above criteria then please click on the apply button. 

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