£18500 - £22900 per annum
about 1 year ago
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.