Residential Support Worker

Posted 3 May by PETERS DEAN CARE LTD
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This is a fantastic opportunity to be a Support Worker within a residential children's home for young people with autism and other complex needs. If you want to make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable young people then read on and apply now.

The role: The Support Worker role encompasses all aspects of caring for young people within residential care, including supporting the development of their independence, social and life skills and working with the team to provide a safe and secure environment.You will be confronted with challenging behaviour in various forms and including self-injurous behaviours. This opportunity comes from a stable company with excellent training and development progression.

Applicant Criteria: You will need significant experience of supporting vulnerable people within a residential care setting, or of supporting vulnerable young people within a professional setting. You will need to be flexible to working a residential care rota which includes evening weekends and holiday periods and must be able to engage service users and channel their energy and emotions towards positive activities. You will need to be compassionate and resolute and able to manage challenging behaviours confidently.

Why apply?

  • Excellent training and career progression to more senior Support Worker and leadership roles
  • Opportunity to complete a Level Diploma 3 in Residential Childcare
  • Work within a dynamic organisation who value their staff
  • Chance to change the lives of disadvantaged young people
  • Additional sleep in pay

Please send your CV across now and I'll be i touch for an initial discussion.

Reference: 37897986

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