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Residential Support Worker

  • Location:

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £18790 per annum

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Job Description

I am currently working closely with a long established company who have delivered a real and lasting difference for each individual who uses the service from Children to Adults with Learning disabilities to Mental health.

I currently have two positions with the company based in Pontefract, these positions are situated in one of the childrens homes where they support mixed 8-18 year old young people. The home is 3 bedded for children with challenging behaviours and emotional difficulties.

Your role would be to support these young people in every day life and help increase their quality of life. They are looking for someone who is going to invest into these young people and work effectively with the rest of the team and support them.

To be considered for interview you will have experience in working with young people with challenging behaviours and it would be desirable for you to have Level 3 Residential Childcare. This qualification and training will be supported if this needs to be completed. You must be a driver with more then three years on your licence to be insured on the company vehicle. This is a requirement.

Please Note: You MUST be 21 years of age and Must have a full UK Driving licence dated from three years ago.

The positions is 44 hours per week and typical shifts patterns would be A long day into a sleep and then a long day into a sleep, this would mean you would have the the following 4 days off. The annual salary including sleeps ins is up to £18,790.

There will be the opportunity for candidates to pick up over time if this is wanted and there will be progression with in the role.

Benefits in the role include 33 days bank holiday inclusive of bank holidays, travel insurance, dental insurance and entry to the pension scheme.

If you are interested in the role simply apply or call Emma Hardaker on 01274 393050 for more information or help in finding your next position.


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