senior support worker in kilmarnock

posted
job type
permanent
salary
£ 24,000 per year
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job details

posted
location
kilmarnock, scotland
job category
social care
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 24,000 per year
experience
Children services
reference number
CJ383726
phone
0131 240 0887

job description

Are you an experienced Children's Residential Care Practitioner looking to take the next step in your career?

Already working at a senior level and looking to make a move?

If the answer is yes, then we need you!

Randstad is looking for a Senior child support worker to join an expanding service in Kilmarnock.You will liase with the senior management team to ensure smooth running of the service whilst providing support on the floor to the team and young people.

What can Randstad offer you?
- Competitive rates
- An employee discount scheme
- Unlimited friend referral bonuses
- An immediate start
- Extensive training in industry standard courses supported by online learning
- Help with SSSC registration
- Support from within the team and a dedicated Randstad consultant
- Excellent career progression opportunities



A successful applicant will be responsible for:
- Working effectively as part of a team
-Creating rotas
-Liaising with external agencies
-Completing logs and admin up to date
- Supporting service users to engage with their peers
- Maintaining a professional manner and working to National Care Standards


To be successful in your application, you will:
- Have previous experience working with challenging behaviour in young people in a similar position
- Have had CAMHS or equivalent training
- Have strong communication skills
- Be registered under the PVG scheme
- Have a full driving licence (desirable)
- Have obtained a HNC, SVQ level 4 in Health and Social Care, or equivalent


If this sounds like the position for you, don't delay!

Apply now and one of our team may call you for an informal chat to take your application to the next stage.

Alternatively, if you would like some more information, email or give Rebecca Prentice a call on 013 1240 0887.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

skills

be able to manage challenging situations,can work as an individual or part of a team,emotional intelligence

qualification

college

educational requirements

SVQ