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Residential Support Worker - Young People

  • Location:

    Yarnton, Oxfordshire

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £25250 per annum + £62.50 sleep in rate

  • Contact:

    Cerys Williams

  • Contact email:

    cerys@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    895791_1580315807

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Cerys Williams

Are you looking for a challenging yet rewarding career?

We have an excellent opportunity for Residential Support Workers to join a new and refurbished children's home based in a small village near Oxford.

We are looking for energetic and passionate individuals to support children and young people aged 11-18 years who display emotional, behavioural difficulties, challenging behaviours and complex needs.

Location: Oxford - OX5 1PT

Salary: £25,250 per year (including sleep ins).

Shifts: 2 on / 4 off - 39hrs per week.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting young people with challenging behaviour in their day to day lives.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Able to be proactive, enthusiastic and empathetic.

Benefits:

  • Entitlement to 28 days of annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays).
  • Enrolment onto vocational qualification courses.
  • Progressive pay scale.
  • Access to voluntary benefits including discounts at cinemas, restaurants and retail establishments.
  • Enrollment into the NEST Pension scheme.
  • Enhanced DBS Check paid for by the organisation.

Requirements:

  • Full UK Manual Driving Licence - Must be a car driver due to the location of the home and due to the requirements of the role.
  • Experience within a residential setting or with challenging behaviours is desirable but not essential.
  • Able to take responsibility for the care and wellbeing of young people.
  • Excellent communication skills.

If this sounds like something you are interested in, click apply! Or refer a friend for up to £250!!