Children’s Residential Support Worker

Our client is a leading provider of care and support services for children and young people with Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties (EBD).

Posted: 3 May 2024

Salary:

  • £25,300.00-£27,960.00 per year

Location:

  • Redditch

Job Type:

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

They are seeking passionate and dedicated Residential Support Worker’s to join their team in Redditch. The role involves playing a crucial part in providing care, guidance, and support to children and young people with EBD within their 4-bedded residential home. You will work closely with the children, their families, and multidisciplinary teams to create a positive and nurturing environment conducive to their development and well-being.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct care and support to children and young people with EBD in a residential setting.
  • Implement individual care plans, tailored to the needs of each child, under the guidance of senior staff and professionals.
  • Foster positive relationships with the children, promoting trust, respect, and emotional well-being.
  • Support children in daily activities, including personal care, education, recreational activities, and life skills development.
  • Actively engage with children to encourage participation in therapeutic interventions and activities designed to promote social, emotional, and behavioural development.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation, including daily logs, incident reports, and progress notes.
  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues, families, social workers, and external agencies to ensure holistic support for the children.
  • Participate in team meetings, training sessions, and supervision to enhance skills and knowledge.

 

Requirements:

  • Previous experience working with children and young people in a residential or similar setting.
  • A compassionate and empathetic approach to supporting vulnerable children.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and trust with children and families.
  • Flexibility to work shifts, including evenings, weekends, and sleep-in duties as required.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently when necessary.
  • Willingness to undergo relevant training and continuous professional development.
  • A full UK Driving License.

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary including overtime, standby and enhanced rates.
  • Comprehensive training and ongoing professional development opportunities.
  • Opportunities for career progression within a supportive and rewarding environment.
  • 28 days annual leave.
  • Paid annual leave for your birthday
  • £150 bonus on successful completion of probation period.

 

If you are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of children and young people and possess the skills and attributes outlined above, we would love to hear from you.

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