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Senior Support Worker – Children’s Homes

Employer
Homes 2 Inspire
Location
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary
£24,452 per annum, increasing to £26,643 per annum upon successful completion of probation & QCF L3
Closing date
14 Nov 2021
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Job Details

Senior Support Worker – Children’s Homes

£24,452 per annum, increasing to £26,643 per annum upon successful completion of probationary period and QCF Level 3 in Residential Childcare

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Homes2Inspire Ltd are proud to be a part of Shaw Trust Group, a charity helping to transform the lives of children and young people and adults across the UK.

Homes2inspire Limited are excited to be opening 4 new Children’s Homes in Nottingham to support local children and young people. The homes will be 2 bed and 3 bed homes which will allow staff to work closely with the children and young people in a nurturing, homely environment.

Homes2inspire are a rapidly growing organisation with 30 registered Children’s Homes and 2 Semi-Independent Provisions within the UK. The staff teams strive for excellence to ensure the Children and young people receive the quality of care they deserve and are ready for the next stages in their lives.  

You will be working closely with the Registered Home Manager and Deputy Home Manager to ensure a consistent approach to managing the home and staff team to deliver a high standard of care to the children and young people.

Your duties and responsibilities will include supervising Support Workers and cascading information to ensure the children and young people are cared for and guided to achieve good outcomes, defining structures and boundaries of behaviours to the children and young people whilst acting as a positive role model and monitoring the children and young people’s behaviour to avoid incidents and maximise positive behaviours.

Essential Criteria

  • A QCF Level 3 in Residential Childcare or be working towards this qualification.
  • Proven recent experience working in a Registered Children’s Home setting.
  • Supervisory experience within a similar Childcare setting.
  • Ability to lead a shift whilst guiding Support Workers to provide a high standard of care.

What we can offer you?

  • Competitive salary.
  • Career progression within a rapidly growing organisation.
  • Ongoing support, guidance and mentoring from Management team.
  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays which increases with length of service.
  • Ability to purchase additional annual leave.
  • Other benefits to be discussed during interview.

For further information please visit our website homes2inspire.co.uk/careers  or contact Dominique O’Connor on 07827 843794.

Please Note all successful candidates will be subject to a vetting process, inclusive of a DBS check, Right to Work checks and references will be obtained.

Company

At Homes2Inspire, part of the Shaw Trust Group, we are passionate about what we do. As one of Ofsted’s top 10 private and voluntary children’s homes providers, we strive for excellence in the care we provide, ensuring our children and young people are ready for the next stages of life. We provide a home to over 100 children, in 27 locations across the country and are a provider of choice for local authorities.

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In order to provide the best care for our children and young people, we want to have the best team.

In addition to job satisfaction and quality training and personal development throughout your career, staff can enjoy the following employee benefits:

  • 20 days annual leave plus 8 Bank holidays in lieu.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Shopping, cinema, and holiday discounts.

Homes2inspire offer careers in a rewarding industry, with job security and opportunities for progression and development. Previous experience is not essential, except for our senior positions. We encourage applicants who have
transferable skills and an enthusiasm for working with young people to apply.

If you have the passion and drive to improve the lives of children and young people and want to act as a positive role model we would like to hear from you.

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