Residential Support Worker (Children)

Recruiter
Social Care Direct
Location
Mildenhall
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Residential Support Worker required for a five bed service for young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties based near to Mildenhall in Suffolk
As a Residential Support Worker you will be a key member of the team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to the young people. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users and their families, supporting them in the planning of goals and in living as independently as possible. Both personal care and participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital.
This is a whole year role and you’ll be working on a shift system including early, late and weekend shifts.
Requirements:
* Previous experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour
* Level 3 Diploma/NVQ in working with children and young people, or willing to work towards
* Excellent communications skills
* Effective organisational capability
* Full driving licence
* Great team player
* Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of the service users
* Strong “can do” attitude
To apply please submit your CV.
For further information please contact Ria on 07713566839

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