Senior Support Worker
Up to £25,000

Are you a skilled, knowledgeable NVQ level three senior support worker looking for a career change? 

We are recruiting for up to three individuals to join a developing team within a residential care home in Sheffield.

This newly developed OFSTED regulated service cares and supports up to four children with EBD and learning disabilities. 

This home is part of a larger collection of homes within Yorkshire, covering areas such as Rotherham and Sheffield. This organisation provides specialist residential care for children and young people.

Main duties include:

  • The ideal candidate will assist with the day to day care and support for the children within the residential homes.
  • Working to create positive relationships with the children, ensuring safeguarding needs are met in regards to OFSTED regulations.
  • Medication distribution (when required) 
  • Creating a positive environment for the children to thrive.
  • Supporting the children within the home and in the community 
  • Organising and partaking in activities with the children.
  • Helping with the day to day support of the children – regarding mealtimes, bedtimes and ensuring all support meets OFSTED and company standards.
  • Observe and supervise support workers within the residential home 
  • Lead shifts 
  • Managing and updating paperwork and supervisions
  • Pay and Hours:

  • Full-time, 40 hours per week 
  • Working a 1 day on, 2 day off schedule (10 days a month working with 20 days off)
  • £22,000-£25,000, (depending on experience)
  • £45 per sleep 
  • Opportunity to gain an extra £5,000 a year from sleep-ins. 
  • Requirements:

  • Support worker experience 
  • Driving licence 
  • NVQ Level 3 in children and young people (essential)