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Children's Residential Support Worker

  • Location:

    Chard

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22600 - £24756 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cerys Williams

  • Contact email:

    cerys@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J941-2

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-05

  • Startdate:

    2020-10-06

  • Consultant:

    Cerys Williams

We are currently recruiting for experienced full-time and permanent Therapeutic Childcare Practitioners / Support Workers to join a small but well-established children’s residential service, with homes in Chard, Somerset and in Axminster, Devon.

You would be working with vulnerable young people aged 8-18 with emotional behavioural difficulties, challenging behaviours, Autism and those who have suffered from trauma, neglect and attachment disorders.

** You must hold a Full UK Driving Licence for this role **

Location: Chard / Axminster

Salary: £22,600 - £24,756 per year.

Shift Pattern:
Week 1: Mon/Weds/Sat
Week 2: Tue/Fri/Sun
Week 3: Thursday

Shifts are worked on a 3-week rolling rota on 24.5 hr sleep-in shifts and you will average 10 shifts per month (9x24.5hr plus 1x15.5hr).

Responsibilities:
  • Supporting children / young people in all aspects of their daily lives.
  • Keeping the homely, friendly culture and environment within the homes.
  • Being confident in dealing with behaviours of concern.
  • Safeguarding children and young people at all times.
 
Requirements:
  • Must hold a Full UK Manual Driving Licence due to the location of the homes and for the duties involves in the role.
  • Must be over the age of 21 due to the policies of the service.
  • Must have experience in Children’s Residential or with challenging young people in a similar setting.
  • Level 3 Children’s Residential / Children and Young People is desirable.
 
Benefits:
  • Casual dress.
  • On-site parking.
  • Use of company vehicles.
 
Due to the current situation, telephone and video call interviews are being held as opposed to meeting face-to-face, so we do require that you have a smartphone or computer - or access to one.

If this sounds like something you are interested in, click apply! Or refer a friend for up to £250!!