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    Up to £23379 per annum + Generous holiday and many more

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Job Description

Residential Support Worker
Setting: Therapeutic Children's Services
Location: Leicester
Hours: 40 hours, Monday-Sunday
Shift Patterns: Required to work a varied shift pattern, including sleep ins & weekends on a rota
Salary: £23,379

Are you looking for a new role that will give you variety and a sense of achievement?
I am currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate Children`s Residential Support Worker to join an amazing team in providing high-quality care for children in a residential home. If you have experience supporting children and young people, I want to hear from YOU today!

I am providing recruitment support for a fantastic client who specialise in delivering homes, services, and innovation for some of the most disadvantaged communities in the Midlands. They aim to provide the very best service, and they would love YOUR help in continuing that process.

Salary and Benefits
For your hard work and commitment, you will be paid a salary of £23,379 and a very desirable employee package which includes; 23 days of annual leave including bank holidays, pension, additional overtime and sleep-ins available, annual increase of holiday allowance to a maximum of 28 days, full therapeutic training and comprehensive induction plan, reduced school holiday childcare costs, blue light card/Westfield rewards for high street and online discounts, career path and external training available to support your ambitions, and so much more!

Overview of the Role
I am currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate Children`s Residential Support Worker to join the team in providing high-quality care for children in our residential home. As a Children`s Residential Support Worker, you will be responsible for supporting children who have experienced trauma and challenging life situations. You will provide therapeutic care and support for children aged between 5-18 years old.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing emotional and practical support to children in the home
  • Always ensuring the safety and well-being of the children
  • Promoting positive behaviour and routines for children in the home
  • Supporting children in their education and development
  • Communicating effectively with colleagues, parents, and external professionals
  • Maintaining accurate records of the care provided to the children

Required Skills, Experience, & Knowledge

  • Experience working with children in a residential or similar setting
  • Relevant qualification in Children`s Services (or willing to undertake Level 3)
  • Flexibility to work a varied shift pattern, including sleep ins and weekends on a rota basis
  • A full UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle - ESSENTIAL
  • A compassionate and caring approach to working with children
  • Knowledge and understanding of child development and safeguarding procedures

Is your current role related?
If you are interested in this position, please don't be put you off should you think you don't have the experience. If you come from the following areas and job roles, I would LOVE to talk to you too!
Criminal Justice, Police, Prison & Probation services - if you work with ex-offenders, or supporting those at risk of re-offending, please do apply! As you may be aware, lots of those at risk of homelessness, may have a background within offending.
Children & Young People's services - if you work with young people or young adults who have experiences of gang violence, are LAC (looked after children), or are care leavers, your experience is brilliant too!

1st Stage - Shortlisting & Pre-Screening
In the first stage I will review your CV. I will invite you for a telephone call to discuss your right to work, work history, suitability for the role, and any questions you may have.

2nd Stage - CV Consideration & Formal Interview
If successful, you will be invited to attend a formal interview with the hiring manager.

If you want to make a difference to young people and also your career, click apply now!

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