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Residential Support Worker - Kirkstall House, Leeds

Posted 2 February by Cambian Group Ended
We are looking for someone who is motivated, enthusiastic, creative and hardworking. We would like to employ someone who has an understanding of safeguarding and understand the role. Candidates must not be judgemental or opinionated. We look for candidates who show willing to learn and people that have an understanding of behavior management.
Kirkstall House is 3-bed Complex Needs home. The service provides therapeutic interventions young people where required, to support young people to develop resilience and understand their behaviours.
Kirkstall house is on the outskirts of the city in a lovely semi-rural area named Horsforth. The street itself consists of residential properties, bungalows and apartments. The area has great transport links to Leeds, Bradford and Horsforth.

Must be over 21 or over
Driving licence – desirable
Level 3 Health and Social Care in children and young people - preferred but not essential
Experience working with young people would be advantageous.

No day is the same but you will:-

- Provide support and care to each individual
- Provide encouragement when getting ready for education
- Travel with the residents (Use of Company Car)
- Complete care planning
- Complete Task Sheets
- Complete Meal Preparation
- Organise and facilitate social activities
- Maintain the home (cleaning, laundry and shopping etc.)
- Maintain home management
- Liaise with external stakeholders and our own multi-disciplinary team

Salary ranges
Inexperienced staff = £7.65 p/h
Post probation = £7.80 p/h
Qualified = £8.30 p/h
Sleep In rate £20.00 (subject to review)

Shift pattern – Typical 2-week Rota
Monday – 7.30 am – 3.30 pm
Tuesday – Day off
Wednesday – 7.30 am – 11.00 pm sleep
Thursday – Day off
Friday – 7.30 am – 11.00 pm sleep
Saturday – Day off
Sunday – Day off
Monday – 3.00 pm – 11.00 pm - sleep
Tuesday – Day off
Wednesday – Day off
Thursday – 7.30 am – 11.00 pm sleep
Friday – Day off
Saturday – Day off
Sunday – 7.30 am – 11.00 pm sleep

- This is an example of a 2-week Rota and will not be the actual Rota given to yourself. All staff have different Rota’s to match the needs of the home.
- You will be given your Rota 3 weeks in advance.

You will need the following skills/qualifications:

- A passion for working with children
- Motivated
- Passionate about care and support
- Excellent communication skills and a good team player
- Engaging and fun
- Hardworking
- Teamwork
- Resilience
- Honesty
- A willingness to learn

5.6 weeks Annual Leave
Overtime (when available)
Employee discount scheme Free parking
Cycle to work scheme
Childcare vouchers
Employee assistance programme
Career progression and CPD Monthly Supervision
Developmental opportunities
Internal/external training on new initiatives
Requirements for DBS and reference checking will be undertaken in line with government regulations and safer recruitment best practice.
Whilst we endeavor to keep, the recruitment process as short as possible due to the nature of these important checks it may extend the processing time.

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 will find that you are 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.
Whether that is 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: 34382612

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