Children's Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
Cambian Group
Location
Heathwaen
Salary
£8.15 per hour
Posted
09 Mar 2018
Closes
22 Apr 2018
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Make an impact today and be the best version of yourself!
We’re looking for four new Children’s Residential Support Worker’s to join our brand new team for the opening of our brand new home. This is a really exciting time to join the company and start making the changes needed to improve children’s lives forever. You will be based in our sexual trauma home based in Monkmoor, Shrewsbury. The children in our care will be between the ages of 4-12years old. This is a five bedroomed home therefore we have the capacity to accommodate for five young people.
Are you energetic, resilient and motivated? Do you think you have the empathy, determination and patient to work with these children to build a more positive future? If so we would be delighted to hear from you!
If you join the Cambian family, you’ll walk into a company where there is structure, support and opportunity for development and progression. This role will no doubt present it’s challenges, however for the right individuals this can be the most rewarding role in the world.
Requirements:

- Must have held a full UK driving license for 2 years or more.
- Must be 21 or over.
- NVQ level 3 in Children and young people (preferred not essential)

Shift pattern:
Two on, four off basis; working 16hr shifts followed by a sleep x2, followed by four days off. This runs on a one month rolling rota. You will be provided with your rota in advance so you can always plan around your days in etc.
You will also be required to work one on call shift per month. This will be on one day of the weekend each month.
Salary:
Starting inexperienced/unqualified £8.15
Post probation £8.65
Post completion of qualification £9.00
Sleep ins £26.36
On call £30.00
Person specification:

- Playful
- Willingness to learn
- Hard working
- Fun
- Energetic
- Passion for support work
- Good people skills
- Good listening
- Understanding
- Resilient
- Friendly
- Reliable
- Committed

Types of duties:

- Transporting children around from location to location
- Cooking and preparing meals for the children
- Cleaning and household duties
- Helping the children access education
- Liaising with outside agency and our own internal multi-disciplinary team
- Care planning

If this sounds like the role for you, click APPLY today!

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