Residential Support Worker (Children)

Social Care Direct
11 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Residential Support Worker required for a children's home for young people who may have EMSH and /or Autism.

We are looking for enthusiastic staff to join an exciting new home in the Tavistock area with an expected opening date of January 2018.

As a Support Worker you will be a key member of the team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to the service users. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users and their families and other stakeholders, supporting service users in the planning of goals and in teaching them life skills. Both personal care and participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital.

Excellent communication skills
Effective organisational capability
Great team player and the ability to remain calm under pressure
Flexibility and resilience to respond to the changing needs of the service users
Strong “can do” attitude
Previous experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour
Level 3 Diploma in Children or Young People's Workforce or willingness to undertake this qualification within a robust timescale

To apply please submit your CV.

For further information please contact Ria on 07713566839

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