Residential Support Worker

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Recruiter
Vetro Recruitment
Location
Frome
Salary
£8.51 - 10.29 per hour
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
19 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
We urgently require Children's Support Workers!

Are you a Children's Support Worker who wants to make a real difference to the lives of young people with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties?

* Pay - Up to £10.29 per hour - Weekly Pay.
* Shift duration 24.5 hours (including sleep-in)
* Full-Time Support Workers contracts and temp to perm contracts also available.
* Locations - Frome

* Temporary to Permanent Contracts available

The Organisation

The highly qualified and experienced team share a vision and a passion to achieve excellent outcomes, consistent with Every Child Matters, for their young people. They offer placements to young people aged 11-18 years who experience emotional, social and behavioural difficulties and display challenging and harmful behaviours.

The team provides the care, support and education to equip the young people with sufficient skills to enable them to achieve an independent, and fulfilled life. Play therapy and task based projects enable the students to reflect and develop their individual core beliefs, problem solving and consequential thinking in order to strengthen positive well-being and inclusion. This services aim is to break cycles of behaviour, equip young people with a greater sense of self and develop consequential thinking. They believe in turn this help the young people make safer behavioural and life choices for themselves. They aim to achieve outcomes of the experience of reliable and consistent parenting through stable placements and ultimate successful transition into adulthood.

Responsibilities:

As a Support Worker you will be responsible for:

* To keep the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.
* To be able to deal with challenging behaviours when needed.
* Protect children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.
* Provide support for the children and young people in the home and to promote their independence and well-being.
* Develop and maintain good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers and other professionals that may be involved in the young people's lives such as Psychologists.
* To encourage the young people to do activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.
* Maintain a safe environment for the young people.
* Ensuring the safety of the students and maintaining an up to date knowledge of the individual's; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.
* Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically.

Requirements:

* Experience as a Support Worker in a similar setting is essential.
* Car driver preferable.

Benefits:

* 28 days Holiday (including bank holidays)
* Free Training
* Weekly pay
* Choose your shifts using Vetro's very own shift booking app
* £50 Love2Shop referral scheme
* Employee of the month scheme
* CV writing support and career advice
* Quick registration (including online Enhanced DBS check)
* 24/7 support from our dedicated team of recruitment consultants

Referral Scheme

At Vetro Recruitment we recognise that exceptional people always know other exceptional people, so why not earn £50 to £250 for referring them to Vetro Recruitment. Click HERE for more details.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

At Vetro Recruitment we have over 25 years' experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role. Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.

Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.