Children's Residential Support Worker

  • Location:

    Gunnislake, Cornwall

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £16367 - £21868 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cerys Williams

  • Contact email:

    cerys@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    893937_1528983104

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2018-07-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Cerys Williams

*** CAR DRIVERS ONLY ***

We are recruiting for Support Workers to join a Children's Residential Service in Gunnislake. You would be supporting young people aged 7-19 with emotional behavioural difficulties and challenging behaviours.

Location: Gunnislake

Hours: Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £16,367 - £21,868 depending on experience.

This role will include weekend and evening work.

The Organisation:

The organisation recognises that their success will be measured by the outcomes they achieve for the young people in their care. They aim to ensure that every young person fulfils their potential and leads an extraordinary life. The service is child focused and intent on delivering the highest quality of standards in an environment that is stimulating, nurturing and homely.

Our client works closely with the young people, their parents, carers and professionals to identify the strategies, resources and learning that will help them overcome their personal challenges and thrive. They strive to design and deliver individual care plans that will support the children achieve their personal objectives and promote significant life opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • To support the young person throughout their daily routines.
  • To ensure the safety of the young people and provide a safe environment for them.
  • To be able to manage challenging behaviours and emotional support when needed.
  • Provide support for the young people in the home and promote their independence and well-being.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with the young people, other staff and professionals.
  • Must be a car driver with a full UK driving licence.
  • Must be over the age of 21 due to the oldest child at the setting.

 

Requirements:

  • Experience as a Support Worker with young people with self-harming tendencies is desirable.
  • Be an open and approachable person with a positive attitude.
  • Have the ability to build good relationships with service users, staff and outside professionals.

 

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