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  • Location:

    Brierley Hill

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £20962 - £22425 per annum, Benefits: Fantastic Benefits Available !

  • Contact:

    Heath Johnson

  • Contact email:

    Heath@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J6897-2

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-25

  • Startdate:

    2022-06-12

  • Consultant:

    Heath Johnson

Fantastic opportunity for a Children's Residential Support Worker who is looking for a new challenge ! 
I am looking for ENTHUSIASTIC and CARING individuals who want to make a difference to the lives of young people; to enable them to develop socially, emotionally and behaviourally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for.

A caring and supporting individual will be best suited for this role, someone who wants to make a difference and really cares about the development and wellbeing of the children.
The organisation is one of the UK’s leading providers of specialist therapeutic care to children & young people and they have been internationally recognised for their excellence and expertise. 

Salary: £20,962 - £22,425
Location: Brierley Hill DY5 (Post code)
Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week
Shift pattern: Rota basis 

** Due to the responsibilities involved in the role we are only able to consider applicants who have a driving license*
Benefits: 
  • Benefit from a true therapeutically led multi- disciplinary model of working which gives you lots of support in your role
  • Work with colleagues with values that aim for the absolutely best outcomes for the young people
  • Free meals on shift and opportunity to try out great activities (Outdoor activities, educational visits, leisure pursuits, theme parks etc…)
  • You do not have to use your own vehicle- when on duty with young people a company car is provided
  • Free DBS check
  • Free parking
  • Opportunity to apply for friends & family grants
  • Employee Benefits scheme
  • Team building events
  • Employee recognition schemes
  • Pension scheme
  • Training and development in all areas (staff progression and development is encouraged)
Responsibilities: 
As a Children’s Residential Support Worker you will be responsible for:

  • 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 in a similar setting is DESIRABLE
  • Experience of working with young people is DESIRABLE
  • NVQ or QCF level 3 in Children & Young People is DESIRABLE 
  • Training and development will be given in any areas needed to supoprt and develop staff 

Apply Now: 
Can you deliver a positive and compassionate approach to care and really make a difference to the lives of young people? If this sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you. Click the ‘APPLY’ now