Senior Children's Support Worker

  • Location

    Bristol, UK

  • Sector:

    Children's Services & Specialist Education (SEN)

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  • Salary:

    £9.60 - £10.20 per hour DOE + benefits

  • Contact:

    Amanda Wright

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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We are looking for a Senior Children’s Support Worker in the Bristol area. This job is commutable from Thornbury, Filton, St. Paul’s and surrounding areas.

This is only the start of your career you could be a Manager of the future! This organisation has just been awarded “Outstanding” with Ofsted which is amazing! We’re looking for someone to support our client’s amazing children and young people grow and flourish. Be part of a specialist school and residential setting that soars above the rest. The school was founded by a CEO who is a passionate advocate for children & young adults with learning difficulties. When he set up his company, he founded it saying “Things can be done better. We can make a difference.”

What does a Senior Children’s Support Worker do?

You will be working with children and young adults aged 7-19 living with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and other associated difficulties. You will manage, motivate and coach a team of Support Workers creating a safe and caring environment for the young people. You will also support the development and improvement of your team as well as taking an active role in ensuring the duty rota is complete. You will also be hands on and will work directly with children and young people providing personal care and emotional support.

  • £9.60 - £10.20 per hour DOE;
  • Full-time hours;
  • Early shifts 7.30am – 3.30pm;
  • Late shifts 2.30pm – 10.30pm;
  • Sleep-ins – 10:30pm – 8am (£65 allowance payable per sleep-in shift); 
  • Generous benefits package, including high street discounts and child care vouchers.
  • Fantastic career progression and ongoing training.

What experience do I need to be a Senior Children’s Support Worker?

It is essential you have experience working with SEN children or young adults and experience in a Senior/Supervisory role. You will ideally hold an NVQ level 3 in Children and Young People or be willing to complete within 6 months of starting the position.

It is essential that you have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle.

Do you believe things can be done differently? Every child deserves to be encouraged to be the best they can be! Do you want a job that is not only a career, but is so rewarding, make a difference every day!  If this excites you or you are still not sure, don’t worry, click on apply and one of our wonderful career advisers will give you a call to talk you through this amazing opportunity.