Senior Childrens Support Worker

Want a clear progression plan into management? Want to work for a company that really invests in its people? Esland are taking things to an extra level: Extra support: Extra stability: Extra nurturing. We are looking for senior support workers to join our team in Lincolnshire specialising in EBD and complex trauma. This role requires nurturing and supportive individuals that can give our children high levels of care and act as a role model for support staff at the beginning of their career. The role is to promote and encourage independence and life skills for our young people, ensuring that their safety and wellbeing underpins every decision we make. The Esland Mission: Esland are driven to changing children's' lives for the better by providing best-in-class specialist services. Esland are proud to have been awarded the Investors in People Gold standard. We think that our people are the best in the industry - if you want to join us, there has never been a better time. If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we would love to hear from you The role: Contribute to the young person's care plans and risk assessments, their review and implementation. Ensure colleagues are up to date on all relevant developments and communications i.e., during handover. Form effective relationships with young people, their families (if appropriate) and external agencies. Ensure the home is kept clean and in a tidy condition, adhere to the cleaning rota system, encouraging the young people to participate as appropriate. Undertake a 'key worker' role with young people as required. Support the Manager in the preparation, implementation, review and updating of Placement Plans and risk assessments and monitoring progression. Assist Managers in planning and preparing of team's rotas to ensure sufficient cover at all times. Take responsibility of leading shifts under the direction of the Manager. Requirements: Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People or equivalent (essential) Experience in a residential childcare setting (essential) Supervisory experience is desirable Full driving licence All candidates must be over the age of 21 Benefits: Enrolment on a fully funded NVQ Level 5 Course Ongoing training and development plans Fantastic opportunities for career development Great rates of pay plus £60 per sleep in Access to our 'Refer a Friend' scheme Monthly recognition awards 4% matched contribution pension plan Free parking All applicants will be subject to a full DBS and references check in line with safer recruitment guidelines. Please note you will be subject to the enhanced DBS check if successful at interview stage before we can proceed with your application. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/92389474

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