Senior Residential Support Worker - South East Burford, Oxfordshire

Location
Burford
Salary
£12.23 - £13.65 Hourly / £25,511 - £28,477 Annually + Bonus
Posted
04 May 2021
Closes
09 May 2021
Hours
Full Time

Witherslack Group are about to open two new children’s homes each accommodating up to 4 young people as part of a brand new integrated therapeutic site. We’re looking to recruit a team who will make a huge difference to our young people’s lives.

 

We are the highest rated provider by Ofsted with 55% of our homes assessed as ‘Outstanding’, this is great opportunity to get on board early, join the team and help shape our new service in this region.

As a Senior Residential Support Worker, you’ll guide the team to provide personalized care and create a calm, safe living environment. You’ll plan social and leisure programs, give counselling and escort children on activities. You’ll also assist your Team Leaders and Deputy Manager with planning and leading shifts, maintaining up to date and comprehensive records, and supporting the staff team.

Having worked with young people in a residential setting before, you’ll already have what it takes. You have the resilience to deal with challenging behaviour and good communication skills. You will also have the Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare (or equivalent). In the meantime, we’ll give you outstanding training to help you do your best. In return, you’ll need to be happy to work flexible hours, including some sleep-in duties, and have a full UK driving licence.

This role is known internally as a Care Practitioner.

About us

Witherslack Group are the UK’s number 1 children’s home provider, as judged by Ofsted (our sector regulator). We are driven to provide the very best care and education for children and young people with complex, challenging needs. We have high staff-to-child ratios and in-house clinical teams, all contributing to our reputation for excellence and enhancing life opportunities.

Are you looking for a way to grow your career in care? At Witherslack Group we support and develop our staff to build careers with us and progress into roles that can earn upwards of £50,000.

Reward


Our salary and benefits package is among the best in our sector. It includes a competitive salary, contributory pension, Life Insurance based on two times your annual base salary, comprehensive induction and ongoing training, 35 days’ holiday (including bank holidays) and £1000 per annum Attendance Incentive Scheme. We also offer extensive Group staff benefits, such as a Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance and Cycle to Work Scheme. conducts DBS Enhanced checks and covers the costs for all new employees.

For an informal discussion about the role please call The Recruitment Team on 015395 66081.  

The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

For a full job description and person specification, please see the attached document.