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Residential Support Worker
Salary will be £20,000 - £30,000 dependant on qualification and experience.
A successful and expanding company is looking for experienced full-time Residential Support Workers (including senior management roles) for their residential care homes for children and young people based in East London, Newham. In return we offer a competitive salary range from £20,000 to £30,000 plus depending on experience, with additional pay for sleep ins and waking nights.
We are a well-established company operating for over 15 years in the social care sector.
We are recruiting for a Residential Support Worker to join our team to support our young people (aged 8 - 18) with emotional and behavioural difficulties, mental health and self harming behaviours.
Job Type / Category
The Residential Support Workers will be responsible for:
Participating and promoting key working sessions with children and young people
Taking full part in the duty rota, including weekends and sleep in's
Providing care and daily tasks for children and young people
Assisting in organising and participating in various external and internal social, leisure, and other activities with the young people
Working as a Key Worker to a child or children and to write and work to an agreed care plan
Required Education, Skills and Qualifications
The successful Residential Support Workers will have:
Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care with children and young people (Previously NVQ Level3), or working towards
Previous experience working with EBD, mental health and self harm in residential children's homes (minimum one year)
Be prepared to work full time including weekends and sleep-ins.