Residential Support Worker
Are you an experienced Support Worker looking for a new challenge in children's services?
Your new company
You will be working for an excellent bespoke provider or children's residential therapeutic care and support based in Macclesfield. This organisation specialises in the delivery of outstanding care and support to young people with emotional and behavioural needs in it's semi-rural 3 and 4 bedroom homes.
Your new role
You will promote the welfare, safety, personal development and wellbeing of Young People being cared for by the provider. You will ensure that the physical, emotional and psychological needs of the Young People are met where at all possible. You will participate in the day-to-day operation of the service provided in accordance with the organisational guidelines and objectives. You will help to create a normal domestic and nurturing environment for the Young People in your care. You will fully participate in the rota system and to be available for sleep in duties as required. You will be working 173 hours a month with approximately 10 sleep ins.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need to have good experience working as a support worker previously in a Residential Childcare setting. You will need to possess or be willing to work towards your QCF level 3 for children and young people (or equivalent). You will need to have good communication skills with strong working knowledge of the day to day running of a residential care home for young people with emotional and behavioural needs.
What you'll get in return
You will receive an excellent salary package of GBP20,000 per year. You will be given continued support with further professional career development and training.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.