Residential Support Worker

Posted 27 October by Horizon Care and Education Group Ltd

Senior Qualified Residential Support Worker (Children & Young Persons)

We are looking for caring, friendly Senior Qualified Support Workers in the Coventry region.

Competitive rates of pay with salaries ranging from £23,400 to £25,608 (4 pay bands - depending upon experience) Overtime bonus of £5 per hour!!

What we require:

  • Qualified with a QCF level 3 in Health and Social Care with Children and Young People's workforce * (or equivalent)
  • Available to work 24 hours shifts including a sleep in (on a rota basis) - shifts are comprised of 16 hours daytime shift and an 8 hour "sleep"
  • Preferably hold a UK Driving Licence
  • At least 21 years of age

About us:

At Horizon, we live up to our values, and we value our people. We are proud to be one of the most innovative providers of young people's residential care and education in the UK. Our success means that we are opening new residential homes and schools and making a difference for young people in a variety of new areas as well as continuing to support young people in our established services.

Our care staff are trained in parenting PACE (Playfulness, Acceptance, Curiosity, Empathy) approach of Dr Dan Hughes and Dr Kim S Golding. This training enables our staff teams to deliver therapeutically informed care.

Our STAR (Safety focused, Trauma aware, Attachment informed, Resilience focused) therapeutic training package helps staff to develop the specialist skills to support our young peoples’ social, emotional, and behavioural needs. The skills learned during the training are regularly reinforced and built upon through monthly psychological consultations and through clinical supervision with staff.

Through training and consultation, our staff are encouraged in their use of PACE parenting. By supporting staff to engage with the young people in this way, we can provide them with a different experience of care and a greater sense of connection.

Here are just some of the benefits of working for us:

  • Friendly, small passionate teams
  • Rewarding, supportive working enviroments
  • Comprehensive PAID induction programme, highly praised by all of our new recruits.
  • Career advancement pathways for all roles to help you reach your personal best - genuine opportunities to progress to Registered Manager for example
  • Therapeutic training and support for all staff with extensive training on the PACE model.
  • Access to a wide range of free online courses for all staff on a variety of topics.
  • Free Meals whilst on shift
  • Access to pool cars whilst on shift

Horizon Care and Education Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and has an expectation that all staff share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references an enhanced DBS disclosure which will be met by the employer

Required skills

  • Child Care
  • Child Support
  • Residential Homes
  • Social Care

Application questions

Do you have a valid driving licence?
Qualified with a QCF level 3 in Health and Social Care with Children and Young People?
Available to work 24 hours shifts including a sleep in (on a rota basis)?
Are you over the age of 21?

Reference: 43021410

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