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  • Location:

    Long Sutton

  • Sector:

    Care & Supported Housing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits: AMAZING Benefits Package!

  • Contact:

    Lewis Hill

  • Contact email:

    lewis@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J4810

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-08

  • Startdate:

    2022-02-24

  • Consultant:

    Lewis Hill

I have an exciting opportunity for motivated, empathetic and passionate Residential Support Workers to join a Children’s Residential Service, near Long Sutton, Lincolnshire. Your role will be to provide support for children between the ages of 8 - 18 with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD).
 
If you are someone who puts others first, and you want to do that in a setting where you can help shape the lives and futures of young people, then you are the perfect fit for this role!
 
Salary: £25,000 - £28,500 (dependant on sleep ins)
Location: Long Sutton (PE12 postcode)
Hours: Full time
Shift Pattern: Flexible, but you must be able to work some weekends and sleep ins
 
**Due to the nature of the role, my client can only accept candidates that drive and have their own vehicle**

Benefits:

  • Free meals whilst on shift
  • Opportunity to gain Level 3 Qualification - fully funded!
  • Getting paid to play computer games and go to theme parks!
  • Casual dress code
  • Company pension
  • 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 development your career
  • 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 poor 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 but not essential
  • You MUST 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 but not essential 
 
If you’re a professional with the drive to make a real difference to the lives of young people, helping to shape their future, then I want to hear from you!

Click ‘APPLY’ now!