Social Care

Senior Support Worker

Full Time Permanent

South Wales Jobs

About The Role
Role:  Senior Support Worker
Location: MynyddyGarreg ( Carmarthenshire)
Salary:  £26,380 to £29,527 Per Annum (depending on experience)based on 45.5 hours on shift per week.
It takes a special type of person to dedicate their career to supporting others. Your patience, empathy and caring nature make you the ideal person to support the young people who reside at our home in MynyddyGarreg (Carmarthenshire).
Much of your role will be spent supporting the day-to-day management of your team within the house and ensuring the highest quality of service is provided for our children through their person centred care plans and that staff are encouraged and supported to achieve and exceed their full potential.
A day in the life of a Senior Support Worker with Priority Childcare Involves:
Providing leadership to less experienced staff to ensure the development of best resident care practice and optimal outcomes for the children;
Improving the quality of life of the children who live in the home including preparing healthy meals;
Promoting the rights of the children to be treated with dignity and respect in every aspect of their lives;
Establishing supportive relationships with the children and encourage the development of stable relationships between the children and other staff, and their families and friends;
Ensuring that all care plans, key-working files and care files are updated and accurate and maintained;
Supporting the staff team in their role of key-worker and facilitate training as required;
Ensuring the protection of resident students from significant harm, by exercising vigilance, observing changes in the children’s behaviour or appearance.To be a successful Senior Support Worker with Priority Childcare, you’ll need:

QCF Level 3 is essential (at very least close to completion) plus experience as a Key Worker;
A can-do attitude, caring and reliable nature;
Compassion and empathy;
Enthusiasm to promote independence & choice;
A strong work ethic;
Excellent communication;
Ability to work flexibly;
Hold a current valid driver’s license.In return for your Skills and Expertise, you’ll receive:

Paid comprehensive induction programme, DBS and Social Care Wales registration;
254.8 hours annual leave allowance inclusive of bank holidays;
Company pension scheme;
Career progression opportunities;
Access to "Orbis for You", our bespoke discounts platform;
Eligibility for a “Blue Light Card” for additional discounts.About Priority Childcare:
Priority Childcare is part of Orbis Group. Priority Childcare specialises in working with young people accommodated by the local authority whose complex needs and challenging behaviour require a supporting residential environment to achieve positive outcomes.
Young people can feel safe and secure assisted by experienced staff and in an environment that helps them come to terms with their emotional psychological and physical needs.
If you want to make a difference to children's lives, then we would love to receive your application for the Senior Support Worker role. Please click ‘Apply’ and submit your CV today!


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