Residential Support Worker / Children and Young People

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12304
  • Date Posted: 11 June 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Wokingham, Berkshire
  • Salary: £26,421 to £33,024
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Social Care Jobs. Residential Child Care Support Worker Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Wokingham, Berkshire Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Residential Child Care Support Worker with the ability to engage with children and teenagers who have complex emotional needs, good communication and time-management skills is required for a well-established organisation based in Wokingham, Berkshire.

Ideal candidates will have a professional qualification - QCF Level 3 in Residential Childcare (or equivalent) but this is not essential as the organisation can offer ongoing support and training, and the option to complete the QCF Level 3 upon successful completion of your probation period.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop and advance to a Grade 6 once all progression criteria's have been met.

 

SALARY: £26,421 - £33,024 per annum (depending on skills, experience and qualifications) + Benefits         

LOCATION: Wokingham, Berkshire

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 37 hours per week – candidates will need to be flexible and able to work shift patterns which include weekends, overnights, late shifts and bank holidays

 

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JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Residential Child Care Support Worker with the ability to engage with children and teenagers who have complex emotional needs, good communication and time-management skills.

Working as a Residential Child Care Support Worker you will join a brand-new residential children’s home, playing a vital role in supporting the delivery of a professional, child-centred service.

As a Residential Child Care Support Worker you will take on the role of a corporate parent, ensuring the welfare and safety of children and young people, and provide high-quality support to ensure the best outcomes.

There are a variety of opportunities available for both experienced Support Workers with a children or young person background, and inexperienced individuals with transferable skills and the desire to positively impact young people’s lives.

 

DUTIES

Your duties as a Residential Child Care Support Worker will include:

  • Take on the role of a corporate parent, providing children and young people with love and direction
  • Ability to connect with and build meaningful relationships with children and young people who have had complex early lives
  • Take immediate action when the welfare or safety of children or young people is at risk
  • Ensure that the wishes, thoughts and feelings of children and young people are advocated
  • Delivery of high-quality support and guidance in order to promote the best outcomes possible for children in placement
  • Support the Homes Manager to exceed expectations at Inspection and Regulation 44 visits, in terms of delivering positive outcomes for young people
  • Be flexible and willing to do activities with the children and young people along with attending appointments

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Professional qualification in (recognised and current) QCF Level 3 in Residential Childcare, or equivalent, OR willingness to work towards this within the statutory timescales
  • The ability to engage with children and teenagers who have complex emotional needs
  • Previous experience in Social Care is desirable, but not essential
  • Ability to work the required shift patterns including weekends, overnights, late shifts and bank holidays

 

BENEFITS

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Local government pension
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Host of employee discounts and much more

 

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JOB REF: AWDO-P12304

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