Support Worker

Residential Support Workers required for a 4 bed Residential Children’s Home in Heaton Mersey Stockport

Salary £20000 £9.60 per hour plus £34 a sleep ins on top £24000 inclusive Hours per week 40

Shift pattern

2:4 pattern - paid as a salary for 40 hours a week working on a banked hours system (owe us a shift every 3 weeks which we use to cover annual leave). Pattern works two on four off, each shift followed by a sleep as and when required,

We are looking for a Support Worker at a 4 bed Residential Children’s Home in Heaton Mersey Mersey Stockport looking after 8-18 yr olds with EBD and complex needs.

This Organisation will invest in its staff and encourage progession to suceed in positive outcomes.

Employees benefits

  • Pension Auto-enrolment
  • 'Pay Care Scheme’, this is a company health care benefit.
  • 'Perk Box’, this allows the employees to get discounts or free offers on hundreds of well known high street brands.
  • Annual Leave Service Award
  • Long Service Bonus of £750 given after 5 continuous full time years of employment
  • NVQ Bonus when complete Level 3 (£500 in total) or Level 5 (£750 in total) in instalments, initial after completion and remainder 18 months following
  • Free meals on shift (for residential roles)

Support Worker Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide care for young people through:
  • Attending to practical matters in relation to childcare and running a home (cooking, cleaning etc)
  • Establishing positive relationships with young people and always offering them unconditional and positive regard
  • Meeting the physical, emotional, behavioural, cultural and educational needs of young people
  • Acting as a role model and demonstrating appropriate ways of dealing with problems
  • Helping young people gain self control by challenging unacceptable behaviour and rewarding them when they should have recognition
  • Ensuring that each young person’s care plan is followed and updated as appropriate to reflect their changing needs

Requirements

  • NVQ 3 In Children and Young People or equivalent
  • Candidates must be suitable to work with children & young people within a care setting (pre-employment checks)
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with young people forming and maintaining appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with young people
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Ability to work in partnership and liaise with other professionals
  • Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours
  • Understanding Equal Opportunities and Anti - Discriminatory Practice issues
  • Current clean driving licence
  • Previous experience of looking after children with EBD
  • Knowledge of Childcare legislation

Apply now to Mick Hull at Fieldview Care Recruitment Solutions and find out more

Application questions

Do you have experience working with young people with challenging behaviour?
Do you have NVQ3 children and young people?
Do you drive and have access to your own vehicle?

Reference: 42567616

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