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Residential Support Worker

Job Summary

  • Location Brighton, East Sussex
  • Salary £9.00 - £10.00 per hour + PENSION,HOLIDAY PAY, HOURLY SLEEP IN RATE
  • Contract Type Temporary/Contract
  • Sector Health & Social Care
  • Date Posted 14 July 2021
  • Ref RSWB_1626277128
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Job Description

Are you looking for your next rewarding job role working with children and young people? Maybe you're looking to increase your current income or want a more flexible working rota? Whether it is to build experience, meet new clients or gain more hours… We have the perfect opportunity for you!

I am recruiting for a Children's Residential Support Worker to become part of our amazing team providing companionship, care and assistance to a range of clients based in Brighton.

We have been providing outstanding Children's Residential Support Workers to a range of children's services for decades, our client list is actively growing which allows us to offer you a selection of services to work in! You will have the option to support Residential Children's Homes, Therapeutic Children's Services, School Clubs, Youth Centres and the list goes on!

Typical duties include participating in staff meetings, working with children and young people on a one-to-one basis or in small groups and regularly encouraging them to work towards their personal goals. You will assist staff in organizing fun activities during the day, provide support during activities that can include baking, gardening, crafts and external trips into the community such as swimming or bowling. There will be basic household tasks throughout the day, you will be expected to update the logbook when required as well as handle care plans. You will be supporting children and young people with their morning or evening routine, supporting their educational needs as well managing their well-being and personal needs. You will be expected to adopt de-escalation techniques where required if aspects of challenging behavior occur, promote strong communication with both the children and young people as well as the staff and other healthcare professionals. You will be a key role model to the children and young people you support, teaching them important life skills, building positive relationships and supporting them to achieve their aspirations.

Only want to work nights on weekdays? Maybe you only want an additional one or two shifts a week? What about only working weekends and holidays? No problem! We will provide you with an excellent selection of shift work available throughout the entire week, weekends and holidays ensuring you have full flexibility over your rota!

We are extremely proud of all our dedicated team, which is why we ensure to provide each of our Children's Residential Support Workers with a fantastic bundle of employee benefits. You will receive weekly pay, accruable holiday entitlement, a free Enhanced Child & Adult Workforce DBS scheme*, the incredible chance to earn your Diploma in Children & Young People Level 3, option to be added onto a pension scheme, online training if required with certificates given to keep, excellent pay rates, a friendly team of consultants to support you and much more!

A minimum of six months paid experience within the care sector is required to be considered for the position.

The ideal applicant will have previous experience working with young people or children, however this not essential and we will be accepting individuals with a care background who are looking to begin working in this field. You will be resilient, able to use your initiative, positive and reliable.

The ability to drive is not essential for this position.

Don't wait any longer, click that "APPLY" button now to be contacted by one of our consultants!

FPR Group is acting as an Employment Business in regards to this role.

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Winona Bulmer

Winona Bulmer

I am a recruitment consultant in our Health & Social Care sector where I specialise in placing great support workers and other healthcare professionals into temporary work. I am very organised wit

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