Position - Senior Support Worker
Employment type - Permanent
Location -Multiple locations available - Bridgend, Cowbridge, Blackmill, or Neath
Salary - 24,008.40 - 25,034.40 + Sleeping nights 50
Hours - Monday - Sunday Shift work Between 07:30 - 23:00 - 171 hours per month (average)
Blue Light Card discount card
28 days AL - additional 1 day a year up to a max of 5 years (33 days)
Why work here - Would you like to make a positive difference in every child's life. The company's goal is to help young people thrive, to achieve the very best they can and to be happy. Our dedicated staff aim to make a difference, little or large, to children's lives every single day.
About the role - The aim of the role is to contribute to all aspects of the physical and emotional care of the child(ren) to promote their welfare whilst working in coalition with their family and other professionals. Taking responsibility for the day-to-day running of the unit in the absence of the Manager/ Deputy Manager. Finally, to provide experience and expertise in working with children and young people at the home.
Qualifications and Experience required -
Must hold Recognised Social Work Qualification (QCF Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Children and Young People) or NVQ Level III - Children and Young People (or a predecessor qualification).
Legislation, policy and practice in relation to working with children and young people.
Child development and the needs of children
Rights and responsibilities of individuals and how to develop and maintain structures and systems to support these.
Health and safety legislation, duties, and responsibilities
Must have at least a years' experience of working with young people or groups of young people in a residential childcare setting.
Contributing to the development, implementation, and review of specific programmes for young people to meet their needs and circumstances.
Protecting children from abuse, participating in the evaluation of the risk of abuse to self or others.
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Prospero Health and Social Care is acting as an employment business/social care recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Health and Social Care in order to fill this vacancy.