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Residential Support Worker - Children's Home

  • Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Additional Benefits
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Date posted: 24-12-2020
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SWOX_1608811082

A Specialist Residential Children's Home are looking for a Support Worker to assist them in ensuring the home runs smoothly and the young people are supported.

This is an opportunity where you will be working with an established staff team who are dedicated and passionate. Their core focus is to develop positive relationships with the children and young people, ensuring to aid in developing positive outcomes and mental health and wellbeing.

This role would suit anyone who is looking to take a positive step toward career progression as this role offers an abundance of opportunities to gain specialist training, fully funded qualifications relevant to Health and Social Care plus opportunities for career development into senior roles.

What's on offer for you as the Support Worker:

  • Generous Salary
  • £1000 Bonus for attendance
  • Incentive package
  • Free Laptop Scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Clear progression path
  • Regular specialist training opportunities
  • Opportunity to gain further qualifications (fully funded)

Role/Responsibilities for you as the Support Worker:

  • Establishing relationships with young people
  • Encourage and support people who use the services to express their views and needs
  • Provide emotional support at times of distress
  • Keeping accurate records and providing written reports on young people for planning meetings, reviews or any other meetings
  • Act as a role model at all times
  • Actively safeguard and promote the welfare of the children/young people.
  • To work in accordance with the Children's Homes Regulations, other statutory guidance, and co-operate with any inspection process

Requirements for you as the Support Worker

  • Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce *or equivalent*
  • 6 months experience in a children's residential care setting
  • Strong understanding of young people and the issues and behaviours they struggle with
  • Flexibility to work weekends, evenings and sleep ins

Location: Oxford
Salary: Up to £27,000 plus benefits

Please follow the instructions on this website to apply your interest, or alternatively for more information on this Support Worker position please contact Drew Marlow at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555

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