Support Worker Full Time

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Hereford
Salary
16185.00 - 16185.00 GBP Annual + GBP16185/annum Plus sleep ins (GBP40 per sleep in)
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
The company is one of the UK's leading providers of children's residential care, support placements and education, for looked after children and young people.

The company is looking for flexible, experienced and organised children's Residential Support Workers to join their team.

The role involves providing support and education for children and young people with complex needs, EBD and challenging behaviour aged between 11 and 18. Children's Residential Support Workers provide therapeutic care to young and vulnerable children in a safe, residential environment.

The Candidate:

children's Residential Support Workers will check each resident's needs and progress, create a safe and positive living environment and set rules for behaviour. They also provide both on-to-one counselling and group therapy sessions, provide leisure, support and creative activities, and act as a learning support assistant to help residents gain independence and deal with problems.

Work is on a flexible basis, with sleep-ins and shift work, including evenings and weekends on a rota system.

Ideal candidates for this role will have their Level 3 Diploma in children and young people or NVQ 3 or equivalent.

Essential:

The successful candidate MUST HAVE:

A full driving licence

Diploma in children and young people level 3 or equivalent

Flexibility to respond the changing needs of those who we support

Excellent communication skills, and a strong "can do" attitude

Experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour