Residential Child Care Support Worker who is caring, compassionate, understanding and has a passion for supporting and working with children is required to join our fantastic team at Five Rivers Child Care.
SALARY: £18,250 - £21,556 per annum + £36 per sleep in
LOCATION: Salisbury, Wiltshire
JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent
WORKING HOURS: 37 Hours per Week – you will need to be able to commit to at least 2-3 sleep-in’s per week
** All Levels of Experience Considered **
** Ongoing Training and Support 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.
Here at Five Rivers Child Care we are looking for Residential Childcare Support Workers to come and join our family at our children’s homes across Salisbury.
Five Rivers Child Care first welcomed girls and boys into their residential care homes in 1989. Our children are aged between 7-12 years upon admission and our children’s homes range from single bed homes to 5-6 bedded homes.
At Five Rivers Child Care we take a therapeutic proactive approach when caring for children, and working as the Residential Child Care Support Worker you will find this role is challenging yet a rewarding one. Our children have experienced childhood trauma which can lead to behaviours of concern. As role models, you will be supporting children through this in a loving and nurturing way, and turning their lives around every day.
As a Residential Child Care Support Worker, part of the role is sleep-in’s. This is integral to the consistent continued support we give our children. You will be positive, willing to open your heart, emotionally invest and prioritise our children’s needs. You will need to be adaptable in all you do whilst showing respect to the children/young people and your colleagues. Your integrity plays a big part in this role and along with support from others we will teach and train you to be excellent in all you do.
As the Residential Child Care Support Worker, you will have the following:
- Must have a Full Driving license
- Good written and IT skills
- Able to communicate with children, colleagues and external customers
- Able to actively listen to others
- Ability to work individually and as part of a team
- Be calm in situations of crisis and follow the lead of a shift leader
- Must have a passion for working with children
- 22 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
- Perkbox discount scheme membership
- Simply health medical cash back plan
- Five Rivers will pay for your qualification Level 4 diploma in residential child care
- Ongoing training and support from in-house and external trainers
- Death in service benefit
- Company pension scheme
- Employee support programmes
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-P6395
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