Senior Residential Care Worker

Everyone deserves an incredible future!

Become a Children’s Residential Support Worker with 3 Dimensions Care, part of Outcomes First Group, and start working towards yours.

Role: Senior Residential Support Worker

Hours: 40 hours per week; plus on-call duties (if needed)

Salary: From £27,500.00 per annum (Inclusive of 5 sleep-ins per month) plus overtime allowance

Contract: Full Time; Permanent

3 Dimensions Care, part of Outcomes First Group are a values-driven organisation that strives to put both our employees and residents first. We provide continuous professional development to take your career further, alongside fully accredited courses to support your development.

Your wellbeing matters to us, and therefore we offer discounted gym memberships, Our Employees Reward Hub that offers great rewards such as discount vouchers, we offer Annual Leave Entitlement equivalent to 5.6 weeks per annum, plus our “Moment in Time” that allows additional days leave for a special day in your life, whether this be an anniversary, Birthday, Child’s first day at school or simply just a day to relax!

Benefits: we want our residents to have the best care possible, and therefore strive to look after our employees to make this possible. You’ll get an exceptional reward package that includes:

· Funded qualifications

· From £27,500.00 per annum (Inclusive of 5 sleep-ins per month) plus overtime allowance

· Annual Leave Entitlement equivalent to 5.6 weeks per year (with options to purchase more)

· Life Assurance

· Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions

· “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And market leading benefits offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform Vista that enable you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

Plus, outstanding development and support starting with our award-winning induction programme, to supporting you with specialist qualifications and best in class management development and hi potential programmes, so you can flourish and develop your full potential.

About the Home:

Woodview is situated on the outskirts of Axminster, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Dorset/Devon border close to Lyme Regis. Easily accessible from Crewkerne, Bridport, Yeovil, Dorchester and Exeter.

The home is an Ofsted ‘Good’ and can accommodate four children or young people aged between seven and eighteen.

Using Therapeutic Parenting techniques, we provide residential support for children who have suffered developmental trauma, neglect and abuse during their early life which has caused attachment difficulties and for children with SEND including Autism.

The home is surrounded by woodland, farmland, activity centres, holiday and leisure facilities, high quality restaurants and cafes, tourist attractions and many community events. Our activity budget and provided transport enables staff to introduce the children to find new interests and opportunities in a way that can inspire them.

Who are we are looking for?

Main responsibilities will involve working as part as an established team, proving a safe nurturing environment for our residential students. Further duties will involve:

· Assisting the Registered Manager with leading and supervising Support Workers

· Manage the day to day running of the home to ensure the continuity of staff and their performance, using SMART targets

· Ensuring that a nurturing and caring environment is provided for the children, by a well led and trained staff team who are encouraged to further their knowledge to meet the standards.

· Maintaining and recording of necessary documentation

What we need from you:

Currently hold a Level 4 Apprenticeship for Children, Young People and Families or NVQ equivalent

· At least 2 years’ experience in a similar setting

· Knowledge of legislation, regulations and inspection relating to young people in Care

· Prior knowledge and experience of writing Placement Plans, Risk Assessments and Behaviour plans to reflect Local Authority Plans and required Outcomes in a clear concise, informative, and timely manner with updates as necessary.

· Full and valid UK Driving Licence

· Access to a car

· Right to Work in the UK

· Passionate about caring for children and young people, and to support them to reach their full potential

3 Dimensions care is committed to safeguarding all children placed with us and therefore we are required to apply for your fully enhanced DBS check and several references will be sought

Go to our website to download an application form, job description and person specification.

Alternatively request the above by calling 07762 779382 between 9.30am - 5.00pm. Tuesday to Friday.

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