Support Worker

Posted 19 March by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply

Residential Children Support Worker- Temporary shifts

Your new company
Our client based in Southampton specialises in integrated care service to young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties, mental health and social anxieties. They are looking for Residential Childcare Workers to support their service users with dealing with those issues and leading them to independent life.

Your new role
As a Residential Childcare Worker you will be a role model to young people, able to set boundaries and help them achieve exceptional outcomes to become an independent individual. You will be promoting healthy lifestyle choices, organise various activities that stimulate their development and provide support and comfort to people under stress. Small domestic duties such as cooking, shopping and cleaning will form part of the responsibilities.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have a minimum of 1 years' experience of working with young people who present challenging behaviour with an excellent understanding of child protection and safeguarding. You will have a good sense of humour and be able to form appropriate relationships with young people in care presenting clear and consistent boundaries and expectations. We are ideally looking for candidates with NVQ level 3 or equivalent, however candidates enrolled in that course will also be considered.

What you'll get in return
You will be working in a supportive environment surrounded by experienced team who will offer guidance and any support that may be needed. You will receive full mandatory training for the role.

What you need to do now
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  • Residential Support Worker

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