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Residential Support Worker -Children's Home

  • Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + plus sleep-in payments
  • Location: Leiston, Suffolk
  • Date posted: 14-02-2020
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 4866 RSW_1581691647

Are you looking to assist young people in developing their social and emotional needs? Are you looking to make a difference in young people's lives providing therapeutic care and a positive attitude?

The role is based in a children's residential setting with children and young people aged between 11-18. You will be expected to display a positive attitude, empathy and display yourself as an appropriate role model.

You have the opportunity to progress, help children and young people, and gain the NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare

Benefits for the Residential Support Worker include:

  • Generous annual leave
  • On-going progression opportunities
  • Pension, maternity and paternity benefits and more!
  • The opportunity to gain the NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare

Responsibilities of the Residential Support Worker

  • Ensuring to help the children with their emotional, physical and developmental needs.
  • Display yourself as an appropriate role model
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude, empathy and resilience
  • Encourage positive life experiences for the children

Requirements of the Residential Support Worker:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare or Children and Young People's Workforce (desirable)
  • Experience working in a residential setting or experience working with young people who demonstrate challenging behaviour (EBD)
  • Commitment to completing training and qualifications
  • Ensuring to maintain the company values and regulations
  • Clean UK driving license
  • Commitment to work sleep-in's, weekends, long days, and weekdays

Location: Leiston

Salary: £17,000 - £19,000 (plus payments for sleep-in's)

Role: Full-time, permanent

Please follow the instructions on this website to apply your interest, or for more information on this position please contact Laura Bretherton at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555