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 + Generous Benefits
LOCATION: Weymouth, Dorset, South West England
JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent
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: Candidates MUST have a Full Driving Licence
Here at Five Rivers Child Care we are looking for Residential Childcare Support Workers to come and join our family at home on the outskirts of Weymouth just 30 minutes from the town centre, with a beach nearby.
The home is a home from home for a solo placement where our incredible team support our young persons aged 7-17. 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.
Working as a Residential Childcare Support 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. The role offers new members of staff the opportunity to have a pleasant and enjoyable work life which will in no doubt offer you daily challenges and hurdles, as our children can demonstrate high level of challenging behaviour including physical and verbal aggression, in which you will learn how to cope with and be supported by the family of staff members working at the home.
We are looking for a Residential Childcare Support Worker who is strong minded, capable, have a secure understanding of what makes a positive person, open minded, not afraid to get involved. Who is easy going, relaxed, has a “Can do” attitude, smiley, happy, can learn quickly, is willing to go above and beyond, fun, outgoing but above all is Warm, Loving, Caring and Forgiving.
As the Residential Childcare Support Worker, you will join our family and help support our children and share their important childhood memories. We need people who are willing to open their hearts, emotionally invest and prioritise our children’s needs because the achievements and experiences of our children are genuinely important to them.
As a successful candidate you will have the following:
- Must have a Full UK driving licence - this is essential for the home
- Must have a passion to work with children
- QCF Level 3 Children & Young people workforce or Health & Social Care is desirable, if you do not have this qualification, we will put you through it
- Flexibility and understanding is a must, as we are open all year round so must be able to commit to the role 365 days a year on a rota basis
We know how demanding and challenging our work can be. We value our staff and want to recognise and reward you for the work you to. Some of your rewards and benefits include:
- A generous annual leave allowance
- On-going training and learning through our L&D Team
- Company Pension scheme
- Simply Health Cashback Scheme
- Perk Box
- Death in Service Benefit
- Employee discount scheme
- Employee assistance programme
- Long service and recognition scheme
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-P6762
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