Residential Support Worker / Carer / Youth Social Support

Bladon House School
Newton Solney, Burton-On-Trent
£17,298 per annum
27 Sep 2019
24 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Children's Residential Support Worker

Location: Newton Solney, Burton Upon Trent, DE15 0TA

Salary: £17,298.84 to £19,833.84 (dependant on qualifications and experience)

Hours: Full Time, Permanent

This School in Burton upon Trent specialises in autism, speech and language disorders, moderate to severe learning difficulties and associated behavioural difficulties.

Through their work they also have also developed skills in achieving significant progress and successful outcomes for children and young people with Prader Willi Syndrome.

You will:
  • Gain experience working within the classroom in the onsite school setting. By providing care and education the School ensures that children's individual programmes are delivered consistently. The focus is to provide a safe, stable and nurturing environment where young people's skills and aspirations can be encouraged to develop
  • Plan and support in a variety of activities, recently this has included African Drumming, trampolining, residential trips both in the UK and abroad, music and art therapy
  • Update paperwork, administering medication (training provided), and delivering personal care

The role also includes training in areas such as Safeguarding, First Aid, Health and Safety & Non-Abusive Physical and Psychological Intervention and will also begin the role by shadowing one of the experienced team members.

About you:
  • Applications from those with no care experience are considered provided you are willing to learn and passionate about providing an exceptional level of care
  • Candidates must be willing to undertake accredited courses within the time set
  • Candidates must be able and willing to work shifts that include evening and weekends
  • It is essential that you have a natural respect of the individuality and dignity of those in the School's care

  • Good Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 35 days paid annual leave

To apply for this role please click the APPLY button to send your CV and cover letter in for this job.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Mentoring Support Worker, Youth Development Worker, Youth Support Worker, Youth Mentor, Counsellor, Youth Training & Development Worker, Youth Community Worker, Youth Support, Young Person's Mentor, Social Worker, Support Worker, Enabler, Carer, Care Management, Care Support Worker, Support Coordinator, Care Manager, Support Manager, Care Coordinator, Social Worker, Guidance Councillor, Young Persons Advisor, Youth Worker, Youth Support, Housing Advisor, Vulnerable Adult, Support Assistant, Adult Support Worker, Special Needs Support, Adult Care Assistant, Mental Health Support, Support, Residential Care Worker, Care Assistant, Recovery Social Worker, Recovery Support Worker, Care Worker, Senior Support Assistant, Care Helper, Healthcare Assistant, Residential Care Support and Social Care will also be considered for this role.

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