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Children's Residential Support Worker

  • Location: Shropshire
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Care
  • Salary: £27336 - £30336 per annum
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Lisa Stallard

Have you always wanted to work as a children's Residential Support Worker but never had the chance?

We have an AMAZING opportunity for a Children's Residential Support Worker to join us in Market Drayton supporting young people between the ages of 8-18 with Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) and challenging behaviours.

We are looking for enthusiastic, resilient and motivated individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of young people; to enable them to develop socially, emotionally and behaviorally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for.

No two days are ever the same, so you need to be happy to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. It is challenging, but incredibly rewarding work!!

Location: Shropshire

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £27,336 to £30,336 ( inclusive of sleeps )

Hours: Full time

Rota: 2 on 4 off shift pattern

Hours: 7.30am - 11pm- sleep / 7am - 11pm - sleep / 7am - 8am.

You will be committed, passionate and able to engage, encourage and mentor the young people, whilst having a whole lot of fun! Getting paid to play football, computer games and going to theme parks is certainly a perk of the job!!

**Due to the nature of the job and the activities involved (sleep allowance included)

Benefits:

  • Getting paid to go on bike rides and go to theme parks!

  • Opportunity to do the NVQ level 4 Children & Young People qualification - fully funded!

  • Company pension

  • 28 days annual leave

  • Access to discounts for shopping outlets, restaurants and cinema's

  • Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face-to-face training and CPD planning

  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development

  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

    As a Children's Residential Support Worker you will be responsible for:

  • Encouraging young people to participate in activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.

  • Keeping the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.

  • Dealing with challenging behaviours when needed.

  • Protecting children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.

  • Providing support for the children and young people in the home and to promote their independence and well-being.

  • Maintaining a safe environment for young people.

  • Requirements:

  • Experience as a Children's Residential Support Worker, or with Young People is desirable.

  • Experience within another healthcare or social care setting is desirable.

  • You must be a car driver as you will be required to transport young people from time to time.

  • You must be over the age of 21.

  • NVQ or QCF level 3 in Children & Young People is desirable.

  • You must be able to commute to Shrewsbury

  • If you are passionate about the lives of young people and want to make a real difference, supporting young people between the ages of 8 - 18 with EBD, whilst starting on a career path within health & social care - this is the job for you!

    Apply Today!!!

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