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    £24591 - £29773 per annum, Benefits: Benefits available - see job ad for further details

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    Peter Ward

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    02921 660 880

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    about 1 month ago

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Are you a PASSIONATE and INSPIRATIONAL individual looking for a move into children’s residential support work? Do you want to work for a successful organisation that has sector-leading Ofsted judgements and really understands the benefits of a work-life balance by offering up to 7 weeks annual leave per year?
I have a UNIQUE opportunity for a number of Children’s Residential Support Workers to join a brand new service that supports children & young people aged between 8-18 with emotional behavioural difficulties in the Bampton area of Oxfordshire.
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.
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!!
Salary: £24,591 - £29,773 (sleep allowance included) Plus overtime available!!
Location: Bampton - (OX18 postcode)
Hours: Full time 
Contract: Permanent
Shift pattern: 7.30am – 2.30pm / 2pm - 10pm / 7.30am - 10pm (plus approx 3 sleeps per month)
Annual Leave Entitlement: 7 weeks
  • 7 weeks annual leave per year
  • Getting paid to play computer games and go to theme parks
  • Competitive salary 
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Company paid health scheme
  • Access to company pension scheme
  • Free life insurance
  • 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
  • Experience as a Children’s Support Worker, or with Young People is desirable
  • 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 23
  • NVQ or QCF level 3 in Children & Young People is a must
  • 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.
Can you deliver a holistic and integrated approach to care and really make a difference to the young people with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties? 

This role will provide unrivalled variety, allowing you to really get stuck in and make a difference!