Senior Support Worker – Children – Acumen Staffing Management – Darlington

Acumen Staffing Management

Senior Residential Support Worker

The vacancy is subject to a ‘Welcome Bonus’. The successful applicant will receive a one-off payment of £1,500 on completion of six-month probation.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Residential Support Worker in Darlington.

The key duties of this role will include:

Supervision of allocated Residential Support Workers to implement the daily operational needs of a safe residential house whilst ensuring there is a high quality of care in a homely environment and appropriate levels of supervision for the young people in residence.

Input into the preparation and implementation of PBS plans of the young people and their progress reports, keeping accurate and high quality records.

To be line manager for a number of Residential Support Workers, providing induction, training and formal supervision for residential support workers in their team.

We would be keen to hear from applicants with:

A QCF level 3 in Care or equivalent qualifications and a supervisory/ team leading qualification and experience of first line management is desirable.

Ideally, you will be an experienced support worker who has worked in a residential setting and/ or worked with children and young people with challenging behaviours.

You may be required to provide personal care, therefore it would be beneficial for you to have experience of this as well as medication handling experience.

You will have excellent communication skills, as well as experience of report writing and record keeping.

In return, you will receive the following Salary & Benefits:

33-38 days annual leave (including bank holidays) increasing with length of service

Free lunches during term time

Free onsite parking

A comprehensive induction enabling you to completely experience the crafts within the curriculum and experience the student journey

Company Pension Scheme

Enhanced family friendly procedures

Salary Range: £21,524.99 – £23,273.93 per annum including a market supplement.

Sleep-ins paid an extra £78.48 per night. This equates to approximately £3,500 additional payment when working 1 sleep-inshift per week.

40 hours per week for 52 weeks per year

From 11 November 2021, it is a mandatory requirement that anyone who works inside a Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered care home in England must be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19), unless they are exempt under the regulations. Therefore this role is only available for those who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or those who are exempt .

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