£17121 - £20026 per annum
02921 660 880
about 1 month ago
Supporting people in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, you can enable them to develop socially, emotionally, and behaviourally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for. The role is challenging but incredibly rewarding! You will be committed, passionate, and able to engage, encourage, and mentor the people, whilst having a whole lot of fun!
We have an INCREDIBLE opportunity for Residential Support Workers to join a well established Children’s Residential School in Stourbridge supporting Young People with Autism and complex learning needs. The service boasts a range of facilities supported by a complete multi-disciplinary team including Therapists, SALT Team & Occupational Therapists. Facilities include an animal farm, sensory rooms and trampoline areas to ensure the holistic development of the Young People you will be supporting.
**Due to the nature of the job and the activities involved, we are only able to consider applicants who have a full drivers licence and a car**
Salary: £22,471 - £30,999 per year
Hours: 40 hours per week
Shift Pattern: 6:45am – 3:15pm (early) 2:45pm – 10:15pm (late) plus sleeps
As a Care Support Worker, you will be key in helping people with Autism and complex needs. A Care Support Worker is a challenging role, but the rewards are incomparable to any other job. As a Care Support Worker will be working in an environment where the little things that you do every day could have life-changing results. Your ambition for the people you support will help them take steps to fulfil their potential.
As a Care Support Worker, you will be expected to work in the home and to support the children & young people in all aspects of their daily lives. Responsibilities include:
● To work as a team member in partnership with the Head of Care and Therapy, the Home Manager and Care Support Workers as well as education and therapy staff.
● To facilitate learning, care and welfare in a variety of different environments supporting waking day curriculum.
● To provide a nurturing, tidy, safe, warm and beautiful home environment which does not feel institutionalised.
● Creating a home that anyone would want to live in but yet still meets the sensory needs of each child and young person.
● To work to a planned rota which can include evenings, weekends and sleep-in duties as agreed with the Home Manager.
● To provide appropriate rhythms and routines which support the healthy development of each student.
● Amazing earning potential of up to £12,792 per year with lucrative sleep in rates
● Opportunities for overtime
● Free car parking
● Excellent induction, training and development programme
● Fully funded opportunity to gain your QCF Level 3 in Residential Childcare
● Discounted Health Cash Plan
● Access to childcare vouchers
● Access to a 24-hour Employee Assistance counselling programme
● Career progression opportunities
● Previous experience in a Children’s residential setting is essential and experience in working with challenging behaviours.
● Full UK manual driving licence and access to your own vehicle, this is due to the service not being accessible by public transport.
● NVQ Level 3 in Children & Young People is preferred but not essential as there will be an opportunity to obtain the qualification on successful completion of your probationary period.
● All candidates must be of a minimum age of 22 due to the needs of the Young People.
● Willingness to provide personal care when required.
Can you deliver a holistic and integrated approach to care and really make a difference to the young people
with Emotional Behavioural Disorders? If this sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you.
Click the ‘APPLY’ now and one of the Vetro team will be in touch.
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