Acacia Hall
Location
Friesthorpe, Lincolnshire
Department
Support Work Children
Advertising Salary
£23,055.22 to £25,154.51
Vacancy Type
Permanent

About The Role


SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER – CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE - ACACIA HALL


We are recruiting for a qualified Senior Residential Support Worker to join our well-established team at our large Children and Young People care home, Acacia Hall, in the village of Friesthorpe, Lincoln LN3. Working a fixed 2 week rota (M,T,F,S,S) and then (W,Th). Hours of work are from 07:30am to 20:30pm. Generous holiday allowance. Training and development opportunities. 


About the position:


Reporting to the Team Leader, the Senior Residential Support Worker within our Children’s Services is to be responsible for providing person centred care and supporting the staff team to carry out their wide range of duties appropriately and effectively, promoting choice and independence for our young people at all times. Our approach. Work with us

 

What will you be doing:

• Lead by example, behave and communicate appropriately at all times.
• Positively contribute to the personal development of our young people with both practical and emotional support.
• Participate in a wide range of exciting activities within the home and wider community
• Use knowledge and experience to contribute positively to care planning and participate supportively in reviews as requested
• Maintain accurate, clear and concise record keeping.
• Take ownership for developing and strengthening links with families, friends and relevant significant others.
• Work in partnership with the Night Team Leader to ensure streamlined service delivery and consistent communication throughout the site.
• Proactively participate in supporting the staff team carrying out regular supervisions as requested.
• Attend and contribute positively to regular staff meetings and hand-over meetings, ensuring all relevant information is disseminated appropriately and in a timely manner.
• Contribute positively to the training and development of the staff team to include own personal development / highlighting any training needs. Workforce development.

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About You


What experience and qualifications do you need:

• Diploma Level 3 in Young People’s Workforce (or equivalent) is essential.
• Demonstrable experience supporting individuals with a learning disability, autism and associated complex needs
• Excellent written and oral communication skills to include computer literacy


What will you get in return:

• A competitive starting salary rising significantly after probation
• Comprehensive training
• Pension
• Life Assurance
• Free on-site car parking
• Career development opportunities for those that want them
• Fully funded enhanced DBS


About Kisimul Group

Kisimul Group Ltd are a group of independent specialist schools and adult provisions providing exceptional residential care and award-winning education to children, young people and adults with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, severe and complex learning difficulties, global development delay and associated challenging behaviour.


Kisimul is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults, children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment.


Kisimul is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality for all


All applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS Check. Kisimul Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

 


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