Residential Support Worker

Dutton Recruitment
Cheadle Hulme, Borough of Stockport
£8.31 - £8.77/hour Pension, extensive training
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Dutton Recruitment are currently working with a forward thinking, modern and passionate education and residential provider who support both children and adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, challenging behaviour and complex needs. We are working in partnership with them to recruit like minded individuals who are experienced in supporting young people with complex needs and who want to provide the best standards of care possible.

My client supports both children and adults through education, they have a school and college on site but they are recruiting for strong support workers to work within the residential services and specifically for the children and young peoples homes. You will not be working within the school as the schools and colleges have a separate education team but you will be responsible for working in one of the houses onsite and supporting between 1-4 clients within the home. The children's homes are mixed and some clients will need 121 and 221 support. The roles will start off on a temporary basis but will become permanent after 12 weeks and the successful completion of your induction period. As part of your induction you will have a weeks extensive training which covers positive intervention and behavioural management training. The position is 37.5 hours per week during the days and every other weekend off. Hours vary between 7-3pm, 3-10pm and some split shifts during term time.

To be considered for this role you ideally will have a Level 3 in children and young people and have experience in working with young people with complex needs. If you have the L3 in adult social care but experience with young people you will also be considered. If you do not have your L3 you will still be considered but you must have substantial experience of working with young people will complex needs, learning disabilities and challenging behaviour - you will then be put on your L3 upon starting.

You must also have:
A DBS dated within the last 12 months covering children and adults
Up to date mandatory training
References details covering the last 5 years

The interviews will take place on Thursday 15th June so time is of the essence. Apply straight away if you are interested