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  • Location:

    Wisbech

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22578 - £25585 per annum, Benefits: GREAT Benefits Package!

  • Contact:

    Lewis Hill

  • Contact email:

    lewis@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J3726

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-08

  • Startdate:

    2021-05-17

  • Consultant:

    Lewis Hill

I have an AMAZING opportunity for a PASSIONATE and COMMITTED individual to join a children’s residential service in the Wisbech area of Lincolnshire, supporting young people between the ages of 8 – 18 with Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties (EBD).
 
We are looking for enthusiastic, resilient and motivated individuals who want to make a difference to the lives of young people; to enable them to develop socially, emotionally and behaviorally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for.
 
Salary: £22,578 - £25,585 (sleep allowance included)
Location: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire (PE14 postcode)
Hours: Full time (2 on 4 off shift pattern, on a rolling rota)
Shift pattern: 7.30am – 11pm sleep 7am – 11pm sleep 7am – 8am
 
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!!

Benefits:
  • Free meals whilst on shift
  • Getting paid to play computer games and go to theme parks!!!
  • Casual dress code
  • 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
 
Responsibilities:
  • To encourage the young people to do activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.
  • To keep the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.
  • To be able to deal with challenging behaviours when needed.
  • Protect children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.
  • Provide support for the children and young people in the home and to promote their independence and well-being.
  • Maintain a safe environment for the young people.
  • Ensuring the safety of the students and maintaining an up to date knowledge of the individual’s; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.
  • Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers and other professionals that may be involved in the young people’s lives such as Psychologists.
 
Requirements:
  • Experience as a Children’s Support Worker, or with Young People is desirable
  • Ideally you will be a driver as you will be required to transport the 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 
 
If this position sounds of interest, please click "Apply" we look forward to hearing from you!