Residential Support Worker

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  • Location:

    Tilbury, Essex

  • Sector:

    Support Worker

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  • Salary:

    £18500 - £22900 per annum

  • Contact:

    Stephanie Willis

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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With the belief all children and young people should have access to a wide range of activities and experiences, our client provides a number of residential care homes in Essex for children and young people who have Learning Difficulties. Providing a specialist therapeutic Residential and Education care to children aged 8 to 17, they offer them a homely family environment where they can learn, thrive and grow.

If you'd like to support children and young people as a Residential Support Worker and have experience of working with children who have Learning Difficulties, then we'd love to hear from you.

Reporting to a Senior Residential Support Worker, the following experience is required:

  • Previous experience of working with children with learning difficulties or emotional & behavioural difficulties in a similar setting

  • Previous experience of key working children

  • As a residential support worker, be able to demonstrate a high level of emotional resilience and be able to work with a pragmatic approach towards all levels of possible adversities and challenges the young people may inadvertently display

  • Previous experience in report writing and confidence in using a laptop or PC

Ideally you should hold level 3 in Health and Social Care with children or equivalent; however, our client will pay for this qualification to be undertaken once you have completed your 6-month probation period.

In return of this rewarding role, the following benefits and rewards are on offer:

  • £18,500 - £22,900 per annum depending on experience

  • Annual leave scheme to accrue annual leave days

  • Regular overtime hours are available

  • Free use of the company caravan in Hastings with family & friends, including free park passes

  • Paid training opportunities for continual professional development

  • internal job progression opportunities

As a Residential Support Worker, you will work 37.5 hours per week as a full-time employee or 22.5 hours part time. This will include a mixture of early shifts (07.45 - 15.15) or lates (14.45 - 10.15). we will discuss the rota pattern with you in detail over the phone.

The client is located a 30 second walk to the train station with trains running through Essex and also central London.

If you want to explore this rewarding role of a Residential Support Worker, please get in touch and we will give you all the details.

Please note, all successful applicants will have a DBS check made and all employment offers are subject to the successful result.