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Therapeutic Residential Support Worker

  • Location:

    Whitchurch

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £21000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandra Watts

  • Contact email:

    alexandra@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J2251-2

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-03

  • Startdate:

    2021-01-04

  • Consultant:

    Alexandra Watts

Do you have the empathy and nurturing personality to become a Cihldren's Residential Support Worker? Do you want great job satisfaction with the opportunity to develop in your skills and career?

I am currently recruiting for Residential Therapeutic Support Worker roles for a mall children's residential provider for Young People with Emotional and Behavioural Disorders based in Whitchurch, Shropshire. (SY13).
Current Oftsed rating is OUSTANDING ✓

Salary & Hours

Unqualified: £21,000 - £25,000
Qualified: £27,000 - £28,000
7am - 11pm with £40 p/sleep
2 shifts on 2 shifts off

Responsibilities
  • Assessing each resident's needs and progress.
  • Creating a safe and positive living environment.
  • Setting boundaries for young people's behaviour.
  • Offering one-to-one counselling or leading group therapy sessions.
  • Providing leisure and creative opportunities.
  • Teaching daily living skills such as budgeting, shopping and claiming benefits.
  • Helping residents to deal with problems and become independent.
  • Keeping records and writing reports.
  • Liaising with residents' families.
  • Working with other health and care professionals
Requirements

Previous experience in a Children's residential setting is essential in working with Young People with challenging behaviours.
Minimum age requirement od 22 due to the needs of the Young People
Full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle
NVQ Level 3 in Children & Young People is preferable but not essential
A non-judgemental attitude.
The ability to work in a team and also use your own initiative.

Benefits

5.6 weeks annual leave
Sick pay after 3 months
Life insurance
Access to medical and dental care
Staff benefits including high street discounts
Fully funded training

If you would like to apply for this position, please click the apply button. Alternatively you can call Alex for a confidential chat on 029 21 660 880.
 
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