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Children's Support Worker

  • Location:

    Northampton

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £19500 - £20500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Narthan Bennett-Plant

  • Contact email:

    nathan@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J6713-1

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-05

  • Startdate:

    2022-03-24

  • Consultant:

    Nathan Bennett-Plant

Support worker (Children) | Northampton| Up to £20,500 A Year!
Are you looking for a position where you can make a difference? Are you a passionate individual who is looking to further their career or change career? Get in touch!
Residential Support Worker:
  • You will support young people in a residential service, ensuring they are safe and supported at all times - allowing them to develop their emotional and social needs.
  • You will be supporting and caring for children who demonstrate EBD.
  • Recording the young person's activity & reporting key aspects of their care
  • Promoting the young person's independence and developing their life skills
  • Cook and prepare meals
  • Administer medication to residents
  • To work closely with the Registered Manager to ensure the home is managed efficiently, meeting OFSTED standards.
  • Promote relationships between staff, young people and the community
  • Supporting residents during the night, and dealing with any incidents that may occur in accordance with policy
Company Details:
  • This role will be working for a client who has several homes within the East Midlands area.
  • This particular children's residential service consists of two three-bed homes housing children with EBD aged between 8 and 17.
  • This client prided themselves on ensuring an authentic care experience where children feel safe, supported and encouraged - allowing them to reach their full potential.
  • The client is looking to hire one staff per home.
Pay and Contract:
  • £19,500 - £20,500 per year dependant on experience and qualifications.
  • Staff work on average 43.25 hours a week covering 173 hours per month
  • This position contains on average 7 to 10 sleep-ins per month
  • A shift will be 10:00 am to 11:00 pm followed by a sleep till 7:00 am with your shift finishing at 10:30 am. 
  • Must be willing to work a mixture of days and weekends provided on a rotational basis. 
Requirements:
  • Experience within a children’s residential home beforehand is necessary for this role, candidates who may have worked with children, children's social care or younger adults' social care MAY be considered.
  • A driving licence is necessary for this position.
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