Residential Support Worker - Welshpool - Specialist Children Home

Dove Resourcing
Welshpool, Sir Powys
£17000 - £20000/annum
24 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Residential Care Worker – Welshpool – Specialist Children Home

Dove Resourcing is supporting a quality driven residential child care provider to find them experienced and qualified care workers for their children’s home in Welshpool.

The organisation work exclusively with young males who have exhibited sexually harmful behaviours. This home is part of a small organisation with a few homes across the West Midlands area. The company places a significant emphasis on working therapeutically with the young people and have a clinical team whom are on site.

The service has achieved really positive feedback from Ofsted - the home has a good strong core team of staff.

As a residential care worker you will be expected to;

Support the children to explore the feelings, memories and emotions they experience in a safe and nurturing environment.
To ensure that the home’s Statement of Purpose is adhered to and that the objectives are met at all times
To familiarise yourself with each child’s therapeutic care plan - help to implement and keep record of their progress.
Be an excellent role model developing relationships with the young people to create meaningful attachments.
Ensure the home is stable and safe environment for all of the children.
It is essential that applicants have previously residential experience in children’s services.

You will have obtained or be working towards a level 3 - Children and young people workforce diploma or equivalent (social work degree / health and social care - children)

All applicants must be able to drive.

This position has with it an excellent package for the successful applicant;

Salary between £17 & 20k per annum
Scope for future increase in salary
Training and Progression Opportunities within the company.
This position does involve working on a shift basis across a 7 day period, however, this is a position that requires no sleep ins.

To register your interest in this Therapeutic residential care 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