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  • Sector:

    Care & Supported Housing, Care Management

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  • Salary:

    £21000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandria Arvantis

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  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Alex Arvanitis

We are recruiting now for an enthusiastic, resilient, and motivated person wanting to make a difference in the lives of young people? Would you love the opportunity to work as a Children’s Residential Support Worker? Supporting young people with emotional behavioural difficulties.

Supporting young people in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, you can enable them to develop socially, emotionally, and behaviourally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for. The role is challenging but incredibly rewarding! You will be committed, passionate, and able to engage, encourage, and mentor the young people, Helping to really make a difference!

I have a WONDERFUL opportunity for Children’s Residential Support Workers to join a FANTASTIC 4 bedded Children’s Residential Service in Lymington, Hampshire supporting young people between the ages of 12 - 17 with Emotional attachment Difficulties.

**Due to the nature of the job and the activities involved, we are only able to consider applicants who have a full driver's licence and a car** 

Salary: £21,000 - £25,000 per year (inclusive of sleep-ins)
Location: Lymington, Hampshire
Hours: Full time, 37.5 hrs per week
Shift pattern: This will depend on the needs of the home, 4 sleep-ins a month are required as a minimum. 

About the Role
You will be joining an established and experienced care team as a Children’s Residential Support Worker. This role is offered on a full-time basis. You will receive an in-depth induction and training programme upon joining this Children’s Residential Service, and your duties will include:

Encouraging young people to participate in activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age. You will provide support for the children and young people in the home to promote their independence and well-being whilst providing a therapeutic care environment.

Ensuring the safety of the young people and maintaining up-to-date knowledge of the individual’s care plan, guidelines, reward system, and preferred method of communication.
Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically, dealing with challenging behaviours when needed, and maintaining a safe environment for young people.
Developing and maintaining 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.
Protecting children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.
Keeping the homely, friendly culture and environment of the home.

  • Entitlement to 28 days of annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Full Training and support
  • Enrolment onto vocational qualification courses.
  • Progressive pay scale.
  • Access to voluntary benefits including discounts at cinemas, restaurants and retail establishments.
  • Enhanced DBS Check paid for by the organisation.
Key Skills Required
  • Full UK Manual Driving Licence is essential, due to the location of the home and due to the requirements of the role.
  • QCF Level 3 in Children and Young People / Children's Residential qualification is desirable but not essential.
  • Experience within a children's residential setting or with challenging behaviours is an advantage.
  • Able to take responsibility for the care and well being of young people.
  • Excellent communication skills.
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