Residential Care Worker

£18000 - £20000 per annum 
Job Type:
Social Care 
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Care Perspectives is an integrated therapeutic residential care home group for children between 8 and 18 years with a wide range of complex needs, including; Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, Autism, Attachment difficulties and those who present with associated challenging needs.

This role will be predominately based within a large purpose build, residential setting in Great Barr, Birmingham. A successful candidate will have experience of providing care and support to children or young people within a care-based setting. Experience of CAMHS or varied mental health needs is also desirable. Candidates should have the ability to remain patient, resilient and offer children/young people in their care emotional regulation when required.

Residential Care Workers will work a one shift on two shifts off, rota-based shift pattern, working 7.30- 10.30. There will also be the opportunity to work over-time shifts and some sleep ins. The organisation is committed to providing bespoke therapeutic support to young people with complex mental health, associated learning difficulties and/or challenging behaviours. They have invested heavily in-house clinical support to equip the team with the tools needed to make a difference to their young people they support.

The salary will be between £18-20k per annum, dependant on experience.

As a Residential Care Worker, you will;

  • Deliver the highest standard of care to the children/young people in your care
  • Ensure the young people’s physical and psychological welfare is well looked after.
  • Tend to any household duties that may need completing
  • Be prepared to accompany CAYP on holidays and activities
  • To be committed to furthering your professional development through training and learning opportunities
  • To be flexible in your approach to meet the needs of the CAYP and service overall
  • To familiarise yourself with Policy and Procedure and endeavour to ensure that these are embedded within your work practices
  • To safeguard and CAYP in your care and report any concerns that you may have.

To qualify for the Support Worker role, you will need;

  • Experience within children’s residential, either EBD, mental health, complex needs or learning disabilities (Essential)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A ‘can do’ attitude with motivation to achieve excellence
  • An NVQ / QCF Level 3 (Children’s & Young People) (Essential)
  • A UK driving licence (Desirable due to location)

*Care Perspectives is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

If you feel that you meet the requirements of this role or would like to discuss the role in some further detail, please contact; Rhianna McCabe on 0121 363 2333.

Coburg Banks Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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