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Residential Support Worker - Childrens

  • Location:

    Halifax, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Holiday Pay

  • Contact:

    Samantha

  • Contact email:

    leedscare.web@bssocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CHML_1548759739

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    28/02/2019

  • Startdate:

    05/02/19

Job Description

Please be aware that this is a temporary position prior to applying.
Based at one of the residential service in Halifax; West Yorkshire our client is looking for a number of temporary staff members to cover various shifts within their home.
As a Residential Support Worker, you'll have a challenging but fulfilling job. Working with vulnerable young people in our children's homes, you'll provide them with personalised care and create a calm, safe living environment. That involves planning social and leisure activities, giving counselling and escorting children on activities, but most importantly creating a home!

Previous experience in working within a similar role & environment is essential, you must have the ability to build a rapport with young people. In many cases, residents behavior can be difficult or challenging. That means you've got to be very patient, calm and resilient.
Requirements
  • 12 months recent experience within a similar environment or 6 months experience with relevant qualification within the past 3 years
  • Ideally you will already have a Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England) or equivalent )
  • Full UK Driving Licence & access to a vehicle
  • DBS ideally on the update service or willing to undertake a DBS (Cost to be met by applicant which is £50)
  • Provision of 5 years references & gap free employment dating back to education
  • Proof of address; 2 forms of ID; 1 which must be photographic
  • National Insurance

If you able to meet the above requirements please APPLY as we are looking to supply immediately. For more information on this & other roles we are recruiting for please call Maria Lawther at BS Social Care on 01274 393050. We look forward to hearing from you.

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