£18000 - £22000 per annum
4 months ago
Alexandra Watts RGN
We are recruiting for enthusiatic individuals join a Childrens residential service supporting Young People with emotional behavioural difficulties and challenging behaviour. Your role as a Support Worker you will be committed to providing proven, quality and holistic residential care for young people aged 10-18 whilst achieving positive outcomes and lasting results.
The homes are based in parts of the Wiltshire area including Warminster, Frome, Radstock and Salisbury.
The Support Worker role
- Permanent, full time role
- £22,000 per year (including sleep ins).
- Shifts are worked on a rolling rota basis including long days and 24hr sleep ins.
Week 1: Mon, Weds, Sat
Week 2: Tue, Fri, Sun
Week 3: Thursday
Shifts are 10:00am - 10:30am the following morning.
About the Organisation
They support and educate children with emotional behavioural difficulties and challenging behaviour within a residential setting. All homes are 4-bedded and safe and secure homes are offered to young people aged 10-18 who display challenging behaviours. The welfare of the children in this care setting is paramount and the aim is to create a positive living environment, taking a holistic approach, enabling these young people to achieve an independent and fulfilled life.
- Supporting young people with challenging behaviour in their day to day lives.
- Working under the direction of the Registered Manager.
- Providing a positive living and learning environment.
- Actively plan, encourage and support children to take part in activities within their community.
- Ensure that health and safety regulations are adhered to.
- Able to be proactive, enthusiastic and empathetic.
- Have good knowledge of safeguarding.
The job offers
- Work-life balance.
- Full training provided with an extensive induction programme
- 245hrs of annual leave.
- Positive working environment.
- Childcare Voucher Scheme.
- Refer a friend bonus - receive a £100 bonus after your referred friend has passed their probation period.
What we would like in you
- To obtain a NVQ Level 3 Diploma or equivalent in Children's Residential Care is desirable but not necessary, this is to be offered to you after your probationary period to aid your career and knowledge progression
- Previous experience in a Children's residential setting or simialr
- Full UK Manual Driving Licence is essential due to the location of the homes and the duties involved.
- Excellent communication skills
This is a challenging yet rewarding role and we are looking for committed Support Workers to join the team - call Alexandra on 029 21 660 880 to register your interest for this position, or apply via this job ad.
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