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
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!