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Senior Resource Worker

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We’re looking for an experienced, skilled and motivated person to work as a Senior Resource Worker within a specialist and demanding service area. The centre offers a range of short breaks for young people with learning disabilities.  This is a part time post.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone with a proven track record of effective support and management practice, working with children & young people with a wide variety of specialised needs. As the Senior Resource Worker you’ll fulfil all the necessary requirements under the Children’s Homes Regulations 2015.  Along with the Quality Standards for Children’s Homes 2015 and associated frameworks and legislation relevant to the improvements of outcomes for looked after children.

Main Responsibility

 As a member of the Management Team the shift leader has delegated responsibility for overseeing the day to day operation of the centre in absence of Children’s Service Manager, including covering of rotas, formal supervisions, We Talk and taking on Centre Worker role as required.  You will also be responsible for conduction supervision with staff as well as preparing and conducting care plans for the young people. 

The Ideal Candidate

You will have a minimum of NVQ or QCF Level 3 in Caring for Children and Young People, and desirably NVQ L4 or QCF L5 in Management or you’d be happy to undertake the qualification on appointment.

For further information about this role please contact Zou Mohammed zou.mohammed@staffordshire.go.uk 

About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits.

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Silver Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 

As you’ll know safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people/vulnerable adults is important to us and that’s why this position is subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. If applicable you should disclose details of unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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