Support Worker - Children's Home

Location Crawley
Discipline: Children Services
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £20000 - £23000
Contact name: Tania Burrell

Contact email: tania@petersdean.co.uk
Job ref: TB_SW_Crawley_2
Published: 12 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Amazing opportunity to join a leading Ofsted-registered provider of residential childcare. Excellent training, progression opportunities, salary and chance to benefit the lives of disadvantaged young people. Please read on and contact us if you meet the applicant criteria.

 

Why apply?

  • Excellent training and career progression to more senior Support Worker and leadership roles

  • Opportunity to complete a Level Diploma 3 in Residential Childcare

  • Work within a dynamic organisation who value their staff

  • Chance to change the lives of disadvantaged young people

 

Residential Support Worker Role: You will work under the guidance of the Home Manager and senior staff to support young people with complex social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. The Residential Support Worker role encompasses all aspects of caring for young people including supporting the development of their independence, social and life skills and working with the team to provide a safe and secure environment. You will be confronted with challenging behaviour in various forms and including self-injurous behaviours. This opportunity comes from a stable company with excellent training and development progression from Residential Support Worker in to Senior Support Worker, Deputy Manager and Managerial roles.

 

Applicant Criteria: Significant experience of supporting vulnerable people within a residential care setting, or of supporting vulnerable young people within a professional setting is required. You will need to be flexible to working a residential care rota which includes evening weekends and holiday periods and must be able to engage service users and channel their energy and emotions towards positive activities. You will need to be compassionate and resolute and able to manage challenging behaviours confidently.

 

Apply now and we will be in touch for an initial discussion. Immediate starts available.