Residential Support Worker (Children)

Recruiter
Social Care Direct
Location
Leyland
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Residential Support Worker required for a home for children with high functioning autism and challenging behaviour.
As a member of the residential care team you will strive to bring out the best in every young person by supporting and guiding them in their daily lives. This could be in the form of helping the young person at school, accompanying them to take part in an activity, or simply assisting them in completion of general daily tasks, including morning and night time routines.
The homes operate a rolling rota so you must be flexible and able to work evenings and weekends.
Candidates should be:
* Patient, sociable and empathetic, in order to establish good relationships with the young people based on confidence, trust, understanding and mutual respect
* Prepared to deal with challenging behaviour which may be exhibited by a young person at any time for any number of reasons
* Willing to assist in household maintenance tasks such as cleaning in order to maintain the high level of cleanliness expected within the children’s home
Requirements:
* You must have at least 1 years recent experience as a children's residential support worker
* Level 3 qualification in caring for children & young people is desirable
To apply please submit your CV. Due to a high number of applications we cannot respond to every applicant. If shortlisted, you will be contacted within 48 hours.
For further information please contact Ria on 07713566839

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