senior support worker in carluke

23 April 2019
rebecca prentice, randstad care
job type
£ 18 - £ 27 per year, Sleep in allowances
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carluke, scotland
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 18 - £ 27 per year, Sleep in allowances
Children services
reference number
rebecca prentice, randstad care
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job description

Are you an experienced senior support worker within children's residential services?

Or, are you a support worker looking to take your career to the next stage?

If the answer is yes, then we need you!

Our client is expanding their service and looking to take on a new senior practitioner. This is a fantastic opportunity for career progression with an established national organisation with an excellent reputation.

What can Randstad offer you?
- Competitive rates
- Employee discount scheme
- Unlimited friend referral bonuses
- Immediate start
- Easy online booking system
- 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
- Opportunities to pick up ad hoc shifts

A successful senior support worker will be responsible for:
- Working effectively with the service manager to support the team
- Work as part of a multidisciplinary team, leasing with families and other social care professionals
- Working with young people with challenging behaviour
- Maintaining professional manner and working to National Care Standards
- Working to a flexible schedule, including nightshifts, weekends and bank holidays
To be successful in your application, you will:
- Have five years experience in care
- Have previous experience working with children with social, emotional and behavioural issues
- Have knowledge of appropriate child centred models
- Have flexibility in the roles undertaken
- Have strong communication skills
- Register under the PVG scheme
- Full driving licence
- Obtained SVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care, or equivalent
- Have "hunger, enthusiasm and character"
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 give Rebecca Prentice a call on 013 1240 0887 for a confidential chat or email
Not the role for you? We are always looking for talented support workers, email your cv

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.


be person centred,critical thinking,emotional intelligence,time management



educational requirements