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  • Permanent
  • Harrow, London
  • £23000 - £25000 per annum USD / Year

The role

The welfare of our young people is paramount in the role of a Residential Support.

Not only do Residential Support Worker keep the young people safe, but as the daily care provider they also make a fundamental contribution to their care, learning and development. Residential Support Worker pro-actively for each young person’s needs, rights and views and ensure that these are met. They also make certain that each young person’s individuality, difference, and diversity are always appreciated and that our young people are provided with equal opportunities and are not discriminated against.

Residential Support Workers keep encourage each young person to be involved in all aspects of their care. This will involve skill development, problem solving and assessment of risk, while being mindful of their individual capabilities. Through a consistent approach to care our young people acquire self-esteem and resilience, as well as self-knowledge and improved general well-being.

Residential Childcare Workers also work with each young person’s parents and families, as appropriate, recognising that they are the young person’s first and most enduring carers and that our role is as a partner in each young person’s care. To keep our young people safe it is imperative that all information about our young people is always kept appropriately confidential. As an organisation we value learning and we encourage staff to help us continually seek new ways to improve our service. Residential Childcare Workers support, and are supported by, the team in each home and they report to their nominated home manager.

Rewards & Benefits

  • Staff well-being Benefits, 24/7 telephone counselling service
  • 6 face-to-face therapy sessions service
  • Discount from all major supermarkets, cinemas, and retails stores
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Gym Discount
  • A bonus structure linked to Ofsted reviews
  • Staff referral bonus scheme
  • Shifts will be worked on a basis 2 days on/4 days off

Job Requirements

  • You must have around 12 months experience of working with children and young people (ideally in Residential Care or who display challenging behaviours)
  • Ideally you will hold the QCF Level 3 Children and Young People workforce/ or Residential Childcare or be committed to completing this within 12 months
  • Willingness to complete sleep-in duties
  • Full UK driving license

My client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in their care. Therefore, this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.

For more information, please call Hannah on 07787168712 or email hannahgibbs@care-2-recruit.co.uk

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