Residential Support Worker- Mainstream Children's Home

Posted 6 February by Reed Health & Care
REED are recruiting for a support worker for a mainstream residential children's home in Sheffield. This is a temporary role for 3 months. It will be a 37 hour week contract, working a variety of shifts on the rota - waking nights, lates, sleeps, and earlies. Pay rates are dependant on the shift worked.

Your day to day roles and responsibilities will include:

Checking residents’ needs and progress
Providing one-to-one counselling or group therapy sessions
Teaching daily living skills like budgeting, shopping and claiming benefits
Providing leisure and creative activities in a safe and supportive setting
Helping residents to deal with problems and become independent
Talking with residents' families and arranging family and home visits
You'll also be expected to keep accurate records and write reports. These may be used in case reviews and future care plans.

This is a challenging yet rewarding role for the right candidate, and working for REED offers the following benefits:

REED Rewards - a carefully designed package offering insurance and lifestyle benefits.
REED Discount Club - allowing you to save money through cash back, re-loadable cards and instant vouchers.
Working Time Regulations - allowing you to accrue holiday pay while you work.
Enrolment in the REED Workplace Pension Scheme.
Recommend a Friend scheme - win £50 of vouchers!
Alongside these great benefits, we can also offer industry leading expertise, CV advice, and an unrivalled level of job and career opportunities.

To apply, you need at least 6 months of experience within a care and support role in a residential children's home setting.

Due to the nature of the role, we require a full 5 past year work referencing, with at least 2 care and support references within this time frame. We will also need to submit all successful applicants to a DBS check, at a cost of £44 (refunded after completion of 100 hours of work). You will also have to attend a mandatory 1 day training course at the REED Sheffield office, and complete some online i-learns.

If you have any questions, or wish to discuss the role please call Kathie on 0114 2754466.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34114387

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