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Date Added: Fri 20/01/2023

Residential Support Worker - Children

Chesterfield, S41, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £23000 - £25000/annum

Shire are now working in partnership with a leading provider of children services and have a permanent opportunity for a Residential Children's Worker based in Chesterfield. Our client is offering applicants a full-time position, 36 hours per week within a unique therapeutic service. Please note this role will include sleep-ins, this will be paid on top of your salary.

If successful, you will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing support to children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties and complex care needs within a children's home. If you are looking for a genuine supportive employer please get in touch!

The ideal candidate would have completed their NVQ level 3 or be already working towards it. Previous experience in a similar role is essential.

As a Residential Children's Worker your responsibilities will include:

* Providing support with reference to person centred support plans.

* Support service users to maintain and develop relationships with friends and family.

* Encourage service users to integrate with the local community by attending clubs or day centres.

* Support people in all aspects of their daily living

* Safeguard vulnerable children and report any suspicion or evidence of harm

* Respect the confidentiality of information received at all times.

* Continuous commit to professional development

* To be willing to cover other homes when required

* Liaise with parents and/or carers and other professionals

Our client is offering a whole range of benefits, including:

* Real opportunity to progress within the company

* Comfortable sleeping-in facilities

* Committed to the continuous development of all staff

* Paid enrolment onto NVQ level 3

If you are interested in this role and wish to find out more then please apply today and one of our consultants will be in touch
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