Children's Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
Cambian Group
Location
Heathwaen
Salary
£8.30 per hour
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
28 May 2018
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Make an impact, be a Cambian support worker!
We’re looking for two brand new RCWs to join our dedicated, friendly team. We would like two motivated and positive individuals to complete our Cambian family.
Our home is a spacious five bedroomed property, offering structures, care and support to children between the ages of 4-12years old. All the children in our care have been victims or at risk of child sexual abuse. Therefore have a cocktail of different complex care needs as a result of that. As a support worker in our service, you will get involved in all aspects of their everyday to make positive changes and improvements to the quality of their life.
Do you feel you have the drive, empathy, patience and resilience to offer parenting like support to vulnerable children’s lives? If the answer is YES we would love to hear from you today.
Requirements:

- You MUST hold a full UK driving license
- You MUST have held this license for at least 1 year
- You MUST be 21 or over
- Previous experience in the support/childcare industry preferred
- NVQ level 3 in Children and Young People’s Workforce, preferred not essential.

Salary:
£8.30-£9.15 p/h (Depending on experience & qualifications)
Sleep in rate of £30.00
Shift Pattern:
The rota works on a one month rolling pattern. How it works is you will complete two shifts that consist of a 16hour shift followed by a sleep x2. Then you will have four days off. This allows staff to have a good work, life balance.
Duties and responsibilities:

- Transporting the children around
- Household duties
- Meal preparation
- Attending therapy sessions
- Key work sessions
- Therapeutic practices and approaches
- Offering structure, guidance and support
- Involvement in care plans
- Paper work

Support for new starters:

- 8 day company induction programme
- Fortnightly supervisions
- Home induction booklet
- Meet and greet (staff and children)
- Admin shifts
- Shadow shifts
- Visit schools/Clinical team
- Probationary reviews
- Buddy/Mentor system

Click APPLY today if you want to grab hold of this brand new opportunity

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