Residential Support Worker - Children and Young People

  • Flint (CH6), Flint
  • From £15,500 to £22,500 per annum Salary depends on experience and qua

Residential Children's Worker - Flint

£15,500 - £22,500 a year

We are recruiting on behalf of a specialist, independent social care organization who operate a number of residential and supported living units across the region. The job role entails providing supervision and support for children and young people aged 8-18 within our registered children’s homes. Applications are therefore welcomed from experienced Residential Children's Care Workers with proven ability to support young people who have been the victims of trauma and are extremely vulnerable.

Essential Job Requirements

  • Ability to work alongside staff teams to provide a high level of care.
  • Encourage the young people to be motivated and take part activities, education and extracurricular activities.
  • Provide a safe environment for the young people in our care.
  • Ensure record keeping and administrative duties are met including care plans and all relevant paperwork is updated.
  • Be flexible and able to undertake shift work including weekends and sleep-ins.
  • Full UK driving licence and a car available for work use with business insurance.

Desirable Attributes

  • Diploma Level 3 qualified in Children and Young Person’s Workforce, Social Work Degree or equivalent or willingness to work towards the above Level 3 qualification.
  • Knowledge of current legislation.
  • Experience of Ofsted inspections.
  • Understanding of attachment and trauma in relation to young people.

Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary they offer many additional benefits to their employees:

  • Pension Auto-enrolment
  • ‘Pay Care Scheme’, this is a company health care benefit.
  • ‘Perk Box’, this allows the employees to get discounts or free offers on hundreds of well known high street brands.
  • Annual Leave Service Award
  • Childcare vouchers, aiming to assist employees with families.

The salary for the Residential Children’s Support Worker role will be dependent on the level of qualifications and experience.

The successful applicant for the Residential Children’s Worker role will be expected to demonstrate commitment to training and development and must be capable of adapting their work practice to the ethos of the home. Salary: From £15,500 to £22,500 per Annum plus additional sleep in payments Depending On Experience, Qualifications and Shift Pattern

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