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  • Location:

    Maidenhead

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £23593 - £26599 per annum, Benefits: Great Benefits Package!

  • Contact:

    Lewis Hill

  • Contact email:

    lewis@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J3608

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-16

  • Startdate:

    2021-06-03

  • Consultant:

    Lewis Hill

We have an AMAZING opportunity for a Support Worker to join an established and close-knit children’s residential service in Maidenhead, Berkshire supporting young people between the ages of 10 – 18 with Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties (EBD).
 
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.
 
**Due to the nature of the job and the activities involved, we are only able to consider applicants who have a full drivers licence and a car**
 
Salary: £23,593 - £26,599 (sleep allowance included)
Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire (SL6 Postcode)
Hours: Full time (shift pattern is flexible, however, you must be able to do sleeps and weekends)
Shift pattern: 7.30am – 11pm sleep 7am – 11pm sleep 7am – 8am
 
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!!  
 
You will be committed, passionate and able to engage, encourage and mentor the young people, whilst having a whole lot of fun! Getting paid to play football, computer games and going to theme parks is certainly a perk of the job!!

Benefits:
  • Opportunity to complete the level 3 Children & Young People qualification - Fully Funded!!
  • Free meals whilst on shift
  • Getting paid to play computer games and go to theme parks!!!
  • Casual dress code
  • Company pension
  • 28 days annual leave
  • 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 career development
  • 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 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, 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 21
  • NVQ or QCF level 3 in Children & Young People is desirable 
 
Can you deliver a holistic and integrated approach to care and really make a difference to the young people with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties? 
If this sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you. Click the ‘APPLY’ button today!