Residential Support Worker

Please note that this position is open to UK applicants only

Job Description

Immediate opportunities to work as a Child support worker in Newark
Overall Purpose of Role
To provide an effective service to young people within the context of the Organisations policies and procedures.
To work as a member of the team.
To provide care, guidance, control and support to the young people with violent & aggressive behaviours, disabilities and/or complex health care needs and in appropriate cases, to work with their families or carers.

Key Information

Posted: May 29, 2024
Location: Newark
Reference: 155603
Duration: Temporary position going permanent after 12 weeks
Hourly Rate: Rate of pay for this role is £12.74
Working Hours: •Averaging 40 hours per week. •A 3-week rotating shift pattern, generally involving 2-3 shifts per week. •Shifts between 08:30 and 22:00.
Closing Date: 20240625

Experience & Qualifications

Requirements of the post
•Preferably a Level 3 Diploma Children’s Workforce in Residential Childcare or equivalent
• Experience with working with young people preferably in a residential home
•Experience of working with service users with low self-esteem and challenging behaviours
•Supporting staff with young people with complex needs, including health needs and interventions (including medication administration)
•Enhanced DBS on the update service