Support Worker required for Children's Residential Service in Warrington
Your new company
You will be working for an established independent school which has recently opened residential services on site to provide care 52 weeks of the year. There are three 2 bed homes onsite. The homes are registered for both girls and boys, aged 8-16, with complex needs and challenging behaviours. The service prides it's self on a therapeutic model with play therapists and psychotherapists playing a large part in the care plans.
Your new role
As a Residential Support Worker you will promote the welfare, safety, personal development and well being of the Young People being cared for by the service. Working within an experience and supportive team, under the supervision of the Deputy Manager and Registered Manager, you will help to create a nurturing and safe environment through engaging with the Young People, participating in the day-to-day operations and following individual care plans and risk assessments. You will be working closely with other services and Social Care Professionals to ensure that the needs of the Young People are met where at all possible.
What you'll need to succeed
Previous experience within a residential setting is required in order to be considered for the role of Support Worker. An NVQ/ Diploma Level 3 in Children and Young People's workforce (or equivalent qualification) is highly desirable. In order to aid your ongoing success as a Residential Support Worker you must work flexibly and cohesively within a team and have patience, commitment and a caring nature.
What you'll get in return
You will get to work for a company that really invest in the Young People and their staff alike. You will be paid a competitive salary, with a sleep in allowance included, and you will also have the opportunity within this company to train & develop yourself with lots of potential career progression.
What you need to do now
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