Children's Residential Support Worker - Blackpool

Posted 6 April by Cambian Group
Support Worker with CARING NATURE Needed!!!

Are you an experienced Support Worker with at least 12 months experience working with young people?
Would you like to join a committed and stable team located in the outskirt of Blackpool?
The home caters for young people, male or female, aged between 8 to 18 years old , with severe complex needs
The home is a 3 bedroom semi-detached house with a beautiful garden and is currently under going redecoration.
We are looking to recruit an experience Residential Support Worker to join our dedicated team, The Young people we support and provide care for, can require higher and lower levels of support which means they can be very anxious at time.

As any family home, with a lot of young people the home can become very agitated and angry environment, with our young people often display aggression towards the staff and also have difficulties to adjust to a routine.
Do you have empathy, compassion, resilient and caring nature to help support the young people to live an independent lives?

Salary currently under review
£7.83 to £8.30
Sleeps: £20

Hold a valid driving license
Must be 21 years old or above

Types of duties
These can be varied but they are all centred on the young people and it can include;

- Providing encouragement when getting ready for school
- Care plans
- Transportation (Use of Company car)
- Meal planning
- Organising social activities
- Maintaining the home (cleaning, laundry and shopping etc)
- Leasing with external bodies and our internal Multi-Disciplinary Team

Two days are never the same, one day you can be on social activities and the following day you can be spending the whole afternoon providing 1:1 support to a young person. The right Residential Support Worker needs to be flexible, adaptable and able to read situation and help our young people make positive choices.

Example Shift patterns – what is a typical week rota looks like;

Monday - Day Off
Tuesday - Day Off
Wednesday - Early – Late – Sleep: 7 am to 11 pm and sleep wake up and ready by 7.30 am
Thursday - Day Off
Friday - Day Off
Saturday - Early – Late: 7 am to 11 pm
Sunday - Day off
Shifts changes week to week so the RCW never works the same days every week.

Who are we?
We are the Cambian group, the largest independent provider of care and education for children and young people. We believe that everyone has a personal best. Those we care for and those who care for them. You’ll find that you’re part of a close, supportive team, all focused on achieving the best outcome for everyone. The better we work together, the more we can help the people we care for achieve their personal best too.

Here, you’ll join a strong, supportive team in helping young people with complex needs. It’s challenging yet highly rewarding work where the little things you do every day will have life-changing results.

Whether that’s in terms of helping someone to achieve their personal potential or growing our reputation as provider of the best quality behavioural health services in the UK. We already have 27 Ofsted ‘Outstanding Provider’ Awards, join us and together we can achieve more.

Reference: 34842628

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