Residential Child Support Worker - Outdoor Activities - Cumbria

Dove Resourcing
Carlisle, Cumbria
£15500 - £18500/annum + sleep in payments
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Residential Support Worker - Residential Childcare - Cumbria

Dove Resourcing are pleased to be working in partnership with a highly regarded residential childcare provider whom offer support to young people in the Cumbria area. The company has a number of small residential child care provisions that supports young people 10-18 whom exhibit emotional and behavioural difficulties.

The company offers holistic support, offering tailored care plans to young people in line with their needs, this mean activity based support or perhaps more specific therapeutic based support.

You will receive full training to be in line with company expectations, this will include more specific training around therapeutic intervention.

As a Residential Support Worker, you will be expected to:

Ensure that the young people’s needs are met at all times.
Ensure the young people are protected at all times.
Ensure compliance with Ofsted frameworks and children home regulations
You must have control of the children to ensure their safety and well-being and assist them in developing acceptable standard of personal hygiene and behaviour
Positive participation in the company’s internal training scheme.
Work on a rota shift basis that includes working sleep ins.
To apply for this role you must be either qualified to work in residential childcare – having completed level 3 children and young people workforce or equivalent, alternatively we will also be considering applications from individuals whom have outdoor activity based qualifications that perhaps wish to move into the residential childcare sector. Part of this companies services is offering a mobile crisis unit which provides a number of outdoor activities as part of a response service.

This is an opportunity for a full-time, permanent position earning between £15,000 – 18,500 per annum. Sleep in payments would be on top of the basic salary and be paid at £47 per night.  You must be a car driver for this position with access to your own vehicle.

If you are interested in this Residential Support Worker role please contact Matthew Errington at Dove Resourcing

Dove Resourcing is a specialist social care recruitment agency working exclusively with care staff seeking permanent jobs in the care sector. We work throughout the UK supplying staff to both adult & children’s care organisations from support workers to Registered manager’s – so if you are considering a move, or if you just want to keep an eye on the market, do get in touch for a confidential conversation today