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Job Title Senior Residential Support Worker
Job reference SS761A
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade 19-22 plus 2 increments for weekend working
Pay From: £29,439 per annum To: £31,099 per annum
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 15 February 2023
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Job Description
We Are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as A Senior Residential Support Worker in Children’s Social Care

We are looking for a suitably experienced person to join our management team at The Grove children's home. You will be responsible for the supervision of identified staff, undertaking a lead role on shifts and monitoring performance and staff. You must have a minimum of 2 years experience working in a residential setting and should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of young people’s needs.
Supervisory/managerial experience would be desirable but is not essential. Applicants must hold an NVQ Level 3 (Children and Young People) qualification.

In return we can offer you regular supervision and support, access to training opportunities and the chance to contribute to the provision of quality child care.

You will be required to work on a rota-basis that will include some evening, weekend and holiday working, as well as sleep in duties for which an allowance is payable.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
You are also welcome to contact us for a chat before applying by contacting us for an informal discussion, please contact Julie Williams, Manager on 01744 677085.

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.

Equality & Diversity
St Helens Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Council can be found here
St Helens Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.
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