Childrens Residential Support Worker

8.55 - 8.55 GBP Hourly + GBP8.55/hour
10 Oct 2017
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
GBP158 per full day with a sleep-in***

***We can have you out to work within two weeks, sooner if you have a portable DBS***

Due to a significant increase in business, we have exciting opportunities for residential support workers to join our successful team.

You will work as part of a team providing full care and support to children and young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD) and associated challenging behaviour, in residential settings. Day-to-day activities are varied and some of our care providers use the outdoors as a medium for healing and activities can include camping, hiking, cycling etc.
Shift patterns include blocks of 2- 4 full days, with sleep ins and weekends on a rota system. We also have waking night shifts available

Ideal candidates will meet the following criteria:

Commitment to working with looked after children and young people
Experience in a similar support worker / childcare related position which we can verify with references

Due to the nature of this role, a full UK driving licence is required
Due to Ofsted guidelines, applicants must be over 21 years of age due to the age range of the young people you will be working with

Must be willing to travel an hour from your local area

Applications will be subject to full safer recruitment checks, including DBS check. Portable, enhanced DBS checks are accepted