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Residential Support Worker
Based in Birmingham
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
An independent provider of residential childcare is currently looking to recruit friendly, hardworking and motivated individuals for their modern and innovative children’s home located a short driving distance from South Birmingham. Opportunities exist on both a full-time and relief basis.
You would be responsible for the provision of good childcare practice, working in line with company policies and the 2015 Children’s Homes regulations and quality standards to create a safe and homely environment for young people aged 10-17 with challenging behaviour. Duties will include implementation of structure and firm boundaries, attending meetings, organising and participating in activities, cooking, housekeeping, transporting, plus administration when required.
The position requires shift work including sleep ins and is subject to successful references and a DBS check. A full UK driving licence will also be required.
• Experience of working with children or young people with complex needs would be ideal but is not essential
• An understanding of child development would again be preferred
• The ability to work on your own initiative as well as work part of a team.
• The ability to work on a varied shift pattern including sleep ins and weekend work
You will be a positive and fun individual with the desire to maintain and promote excellence in standards of care. You will also have awareness of the needs and rights of children and young people in care and acting as an advocate for children and young people.
Established in 2004, the company is now the first choice for many commissioners and placement teams. They have built a strong reputation by way of offering quality care, with excellent outcomes for the young people being placed in their care.
This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Residential Support Worker, Support Worker, Children’s Residential Support Worker, Care Assistant.
The position will suit candidates based in: Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull, Dorridge, Redditch, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Kenilworth.