Trainee or Experienced Sessional Residential Support Child Care Worker who has empathy, understanding and who will always be thinking of the best interests of the child, is required to join our small family friendly team at Five Rivers Child Care in Weymouth, Dorset, South West England.
If you’re looking for a career that challenges you, is fun, exciting but mostly rewarding then we have the career for you. We don’t care where you come from or what your background is, if you have the willingness to learn and gain a career in care support work that’s all that matters to us.
SALARY: £9 per Hour + Plus Sleep-In Payment (£36 per night)
LOCATION: Weymouth, Dorset, South West England
JOB TYPE: Contract
WORKING HOURS: 39 Hours per Week on a flexible working shift pattern which includes working weekends, bank holidays, religious / cultural celebrations and sleep-in duties.
** ALL LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE **
** JUNIOR / TRAINEE & EXPERIENCED LEVEL CANDIDATES CONSIDERED **
** FULL TRAINING PROVIDED **
APPLICATION PROCESS: Once you’ve applied, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.
PLEASE NOTE: A full driving licence is required
We are looking for Trainee or Experienced Sessional Residential Support Child Care Workers to join our home based on the outskirts of Weymouth, just 30 minutes from the town centre with the beach nearby. Our home is for a solo placement where our incredible team support our Young Person aged 8-17.
Our aim is to provide an in-depth understanding of the young person’s life and how related patterns of behaviour affect everyday choices of how they live. As a team we believe this will support our young person to reach their full life potential. We aim to support the young people to be able to manage their emotions and behaviours in a more positive way by ensuring the home is a safe, positive, therapeutic environment in which our young person can thrive.
As a Trainee or Experienced Sessional Residential Support Child Care Worker, you will walk into a small family friendly team who have developed strong bonds and relationships not only with our children but also with each other, as a Sessional Residential Support Child Care Worker you will support the Team with various shifts throughout the week and we can be flexible around that.
Your duties and responsibilities as the Sessional Residential Support Child Care Worker:
- Support the safeguarding of children
- Be alert to signs of abuse or distress, monitor and record the physical and emotional needs of the children
- Help provide a safe, supportive home environment.
- Provide children with safe, predictable and consistent responses that demonstrate your ability to remain calm and focused on their needs in highly stressful situations (Full training and on-going support is provided)
- Assist in the effective running of the home: supporting children in their daily routine, attendance at school, administering medication, house duties etc.
As the, you will have the following experience, skills and attributes:
- Need to be over the age of 19
- Must have a Full UK Driving license
- Must have a passion for working with children
- Level 3 (or be prepared to take the course) Children and Young People’s Workforce
- Flexibility and understanding that we are open all year round, you will be expected to go on holiday with the children and work over Christmas to make their memories special
Five Rivers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
Five Rivers is an Investor in People and Equal Opportunities employer.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE
HOW TO APPLY
APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.
CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.
JOB REF: AWDO-C5343
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