Senior Support Worker

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Raynes Park, United Kingdom

Senior Children’s Support Worker for The Lighthouse (Raynes Park) £30,000 or £15.40 per hour

Senior Support Worker

Salary: £30,000 or £15.40 per hour

Do you have the resilient and proactive approach needed to make a real difference in young people’s futures? At Reamcare we believe in championing our workforce, so they can do the same for others. The home is rated as Outstanding by Ofsted.

The Lighthouse Children's Home provides care for children with autism and learning disabilities and is based in Raynes Park, SW London. Built on a culture of respect and fun, we are a family-run business now looking to welcome some fresh faces to our tight-knit team.

Requirements: Senior Support Worker

• Must be at least 21 years old

• Strong background in support work and social care

• 1 years experience as a Senior/Team Leader - duties including shift leading, medication, staff supervision

• Willing to undertake personal care

• Confident working with challenging behaviour

• A genuine passion in residential childcare

Desirable: Senior Support Worker

• Level 3 Residential Childcare Diploma

• Experience in specialist care for children with autism, learning disabilities, or complex backgrounds

Responsibilities: Senior Support Worker

• Supporting with team leadership

• Carrying out risk assessments and updating care plans

• Administering medication

• Providing quality and consistent care to help meet social, emotional, and behavioural needs

• Supporting young people to do their favourite things and to try new activities

• Promoting child safety and welfare and working with relevant stakeholders to do the same

Benefits: Senior Support Worker

• Flexible hours with paid overtime

• 28 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days after 5 years

• Health cash plan offering reimbursements for everyday healthcare costs

• Access to free counselling support 24/7 365 days a year

• Generous loyalty bonus scheme

• Travel loan to help you manage commute costs

• Fully-funded specialist in-house training

Salary: £30,000 or £15.40 per hour (+ potential overtime)