Residential Support Workers - Nights

Posted 14 September by Connect Staffing Solutions Ltd

Our client is a market leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes they are committed to making a real and lasting difference for everyone they support.

The service we are recruiting for specialises in high quality residential and educational provisions for children between 7-19 who may have EMSH and /or Autism. The safeguarding and wellbeing of the young people who may have experienced challenges in their lives is always paramount; along with encouragement to achieve their potential.

The service is a new home in the Tavistock area with an expected opening date of October 2017. We are looking for enthusiastic staff willing to work night shifts as part of a team in this new service.
We will ensure that you have competent training, mentoring and supervision to provide you with a chosen career path within social care which will be recognised with an attractive pay progression.

As a Night Support Worker you will be a key member of the team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to service users. Both personal care and ability to settle our young people are key tasks for the role; so energy and initiative is vital along with the ability to be pro-active and calm under pressure

Candidates must have excellent communication skills and be flexible and resilience to respond to the changing needs of those who are supported
Candidates must have either a Level 3 Diplomas in Children or Young People's Workforce or willingness to undertake this qualification within a robust timescale with minimal supervision

Benefits:
• A competitive salary increasing to £18,000 on completion of L3 Diploma in Childrens and Young Peoples Workforce
• Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
• Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
• Generous holiday allowance
• Online benefits and cashback rewards
• Cycle to work scheme
• SMART Childcare Vouchers
• SMART Pension option
Due to location - drivers licence and own vehicle preferred.

Required skills

  • Autism
  • Childcare
  • Social Care
  • Young People
  • Wellbeing

Application questions

Do you hold DBS check?
Do you hold Driver License?
Are you available for immediate start?

Reference: 33313362

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