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Children's Residential Support Worker

Posted a month ago by @ Vetro Recruitment

  • Worthing, West Sussex
  • Permanent
  • £28,000 to £30,000 P/Yr
  • Standard
  • Expired - 21 hours ago
Skills:

I have a fantastic opportunity for a Children's Residential Support Worker to join a fabulous Residential Home in Worthing, West Sussex.
This organisation provides therapeutic, person centred care to its children, both inside the home and out and about in the community, so the successful candidate will need to drive and have their own vehicle in order to accompany the children on fun days out!


I'm looking for enthusiastic and passionate individuals who can encourage and support the children with their daily tasks. This is a fantastic opportunity for both those already with support work experience, and candidates that are looking to start a career in the industry, as full and ongoing training is provided and funded by this organisation - at every seniority level!
Salary: £29,000 - £31,000 (total take home)
Location: Worthing, West Sussex
Permanent: 40 hours per week
Shift pattern: Rolling rota - mix of midweek and weekend shifts, including sleep in shifts
Benefits:

  • Working as part of supportive team
  • Becoming part of a HOME
  • Continuous training and development
  • Pension scheme
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Full paid training and support to achieve QCF qualifications
  • Employee Benefits through Perkbox
  • Inspection bonuses, referral bonuses, long service awards
  • Chance to win money every month!

About the Role:
The role of a Children's Residential Support Worker involves working as part of a team to support each child within the home. With duties including;

  • To encourage the young people to do activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.
  • To keep the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.
  • To be able to deal with challenging behaviours when needed.
  • Protect children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.
  • Provide support for the children and young people in the home and to promote their independence and well-being.
  • Maintain a safe environment for the young people.
  • Ensuring the safety of the students and maintaining an up to date knowledge of the individual's; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.
  • Supporting poor behaviour safely and sympathetically.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers and other professionals that may be involved in the young people's lives such as Psychologists

Key Skills Required:
As a Children's Residential Support Worker, you will ideally have;

  • A positive outlook and enthusiasm for activities
  • A high level of both mental and physical energy, in order to keep up with the boys in the home
  • A motivated, inspirational and dedicated work ethic towards the role
  • Previous experience within a residential support work setting - not essential
  • Have a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle - due to the duties involved in the role

Can you deliver a positive, compassionate and supportive approach to really making a difference to the lives of children?
If this sounds like your dream role, I would love to hear from you. Click 'APPLY' now!!

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