Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
Priory Education
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£18k per year
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
09 Sep 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

This is an eight bed home for young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties.

As a Residential Support Worker you will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our young people. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users and their families, supporting them in the planning of goals and in living as independently as possible. Being a positive influence and a role model in our young people's lives and active participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative are vital.

What we’d like from you:
  • Previous experience of working with young people in a residential setting is ideal but not essential.
  • The ability to work a shift rota system that includes working some weekends and bank holidays
  • Held a full driving licence for three years
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective organisational capability
  • Full driving licence
  • Great team player
  • Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we support
  • Strong “can do” attitude
What we’d like to give you:
  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option
  • Health Cash Plan
About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.


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