Childrens Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
We Are SSG
Location
Lichfield
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
19 May 2018
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking for a full time position?

Are you able to work with young people with special needs?

Do you have experience and a genuine passion for working with young people? Are you naturally caring? If so please read on...

An exciting full time opportunity has arisen to work as a residential support worker working with young people in a children's residential setting. If you are naturally caring and have the relevant experience and education we would like to hear from you.

About The Role

This role of residential support worker will consist of supporting young people (age 8 -19) emotionally and physically, helping them in everyday life with chores, accompanying them to events and going on outings, supporting them in their education within the classroom and being there if they need you. It can be very rewarding work, however it can be challenging too so you must be comfortable with challenging behaviour to apply for the position. Pupils have complex communication needs, severe learning difficulties or are autistic. Working within a supportive team you will be required to work well within your team and individually. Shifts are either early (7.15am-4pm) or late (1.30pm-10pm), working to an average of 37.5 hrs per week. The school also provides ongoing internal and external training in all areas of the role. The school can also offer training to qualify for the NVQ Level 3 Health and Social care qualification.

Our requirements for the role;

We are looking for support workers that;

* Have a genuine passion for working with young people and enjoy working within a motivated team.

* Are resilient and have the ability to work with pupils with challenging behaviour.

* Have supported SEN pupils within either a voluntary, primary or secondary or residential SEN setting

* Have supported pupils in small groups or on a one to one basis

* Have the ability to work with initiative, resourcefulness and passion in order to support pupils

* Able to consistently engage through praise, direction and individual support.

* Are highly motivated, enthusiastic and organised

* Are seeking a full time position



About the Client
Our client is an SEN Ofsted Graded 'Good' residential school and home which provides education for primary and secondary pupils. Pupil support is mainly given on a one to one basis and in small groups. Working within a supportive team you will be required to work well within a team and individually. Our client is also able to offer ongoing training for this role.

Benefits of working with SEN Central
* Dedicated consultant who will work with you to achieve your ideal role

* Join an agency where you feel valued, you are not a number, we care about what we do and work hard to find you employment

* Specialist SEN roles in schools, voluntary and independent settings

* Develop yourself with ongoing CPD training

About SEN Central
SEN Central is a specialist recruitment agency which specialises in SEND staffing for educational, voluntary and independent settings. We provide SEND staffing for temporary, long term and permanent positions. Our areas of expertise are; support roles, teachers, specialist roles and leadership. Our service works in partnership with our candidates and clients equally to ensure that you receive the best service levels and experience.

SEN Central Limited is acting as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Please note that prior to any offer of work all candidates will be subject to full vetting in line with DFE safer recruitment guidelines to confirm your suitability to work with children and young people.

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