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Residential Support Worker (Adolescents)

  • Location:

    Catford, London

  • Sector:

    Residential Support Worker

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  • Salary:

    £21000 - £23000 per annum

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Job Description

Our client is seeking out a residential support workers either days or nights to join the service. Supporting a bright young man who at 16years comes with a number of challenges including ADHD ODD and Neuro developmental disorder and all the push boundaries you can expect from any young person. This young chap needs to be treated with dignity and respect at all times. So this is a challenging role and would suite someone really looking to make a difference to this young man`s life.
About the employer
Our Client is committed to developing a culture that is positive, supportive and committed to helping young people grow and develop to give them the best possible chance for a brighter future. Not only will the company support their staff but are always open to developing them within the company and general internal training. With over 100 employers the company has expansion plans this year too. Flexible working shifts available in terms of day`s or nights.
About the job
Are you looking to make a difference by helping and supporting someone that needs your help?
Having the ability to help young people keep appropriate personal boundaries with both staff and their peers.
This is a challenging role suitable for a strong individual who is looking for a new challenge and who thrives off helping others.
About the ideal candidate
Ability to engage young people who have had disrupted childhoods.
Able to work in a team as this is a 2:1 position
Able to take own responsibility to carry out daily tasks and duties
Clear writing, recording and reporting skills
You will not only be asked to carry out domesticated duties but also able to communicate well with children that have had a disadvantaged start and face behaviour difficulties too. The perfect individual will defiantly thrive off pressure and have strong problem solving skills. NVQ L3 is desirable but experience within this sector is mandatory.
Ideally Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England). Or NVQ3 Health & Social care (children & young people) and commitment to undertake relevant training to fill any gaps identified when compared with Level 3 Diploma.
Good level of education.
Good literacy skills
Good IT Skills
Salary range and benefits
Salary from £21000-£23000 per annum depending on experience
Company progression.
Constant training a development programmes available.

Application process
After discussing the role with us and confirming you wish to proceed with your application we will arrange a short telephone interview so you can have a conversation with the duty manager, it will be a great opportunity for you to display your skills and of course ask any questions you have in regards to the role itself. As long as you`re both happy the manager will then invite you down for a face to face interview where you can not only demonstrate your interest in the position and get a better feel for the company you may become part of. Application form must be filled out prior to face to face interviews.
Call to action
Apply online drop me an email or give me a call to get the ball rolling.
If this role is not for you but you have experience within the sector and may be interested in exploring other potential opportunities please get back to me so we can discuss.


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