Qualified residential children's support worker - united kingdom, crewe

*job title: *qualified residential children's support worker *salary: * gbp24,750 (inclusive of 10 sleep ins per month) based on 150 hours* per month contract *this is to promote a healthier work life balance; many other care companies have 173 hours per month contracts. *who we are: * homes for support is a residential provider for children and young people based in crewe, cheshire. we provide medium to long term care and support to young people between the ages of 8 and 18 with emotional and behavioural difficulties. we are committed to providing bespoke and individualised care for them. at homes for support, we believe that all children should be given an equal chance to enjoy and achieve in their childhood without exception. homes for support believe all young people should be given the opportunity to develop, grow and build independence skills to enable them to reach their full potential. we are passionate about making positive changes to young people's lives and we provide a safe environment enabling young people to build lasting positive relationships. we are seeking passionate, motivated, and nurturing individuals to join our team who have experience within the residential childcare setting. you will need to be confident, nurturing, active and reliable. in the role you will: * create a safe, warm, and caring home environment for our children and young people. * form effective relationships with our children and young people, help them to develop life skills and encourage educational development. * support our young people in daily activities such as attending schools, cleaning, shopping, family contact, community activities and holidays. * ensure all records and documentation are accurately recorded. * all residential support workers are required support and contribute to the smooth day to day running of the home. *requirements for the role: * *essential: * * high personal and professional standards * excellent communication skills * ability to work as part of a dedicated and nurturing team as well as the ability to work alone and use initiative * compassionate and respectful * good timekeeping * basic it skills * level 3 qualification working with children and young people, level 3 in residential childcare or equivalent * experience of working with children and young people in a residential setting * awareness of issues facing young people such as bullying, gangs and exploitation * knowledge of relevant laws and procedures relating to safeguarding children *why join homes for support?* * excellent working conditions * attractive salary * pension scheme * internal career progression through staff development plan * comprehensive training * flexible shift patterns - 2 shifts in every 6 days * overtime is offered at an enhanced rate if desired * refer a friend scheme * employee assistance programme * waking night shifts paid at enhanced rate * company benefits platform * company paid health benefit - level paid by company increases with service. * gbp250 joining bonus if level 3 qualified * gbp500 nvq completion bonus * annual leave sleep ins paid (up to 10 per leave year) *due to the nature of the role and transporting our young people, you must hold a full uk driving licence and have business use insurance.* *homes for support are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment.* *successful applicants will require satisfactory references and an enhanced disclosure from the disclosure & barring service (dbs).* job types: full-time, permanent salary: gbp24,750.00 per year experience: * residential childcare: 1 year (preferred) licence/certification: * nvq level 3 in residential childcare or equivalent (preferred) * driving licence (preferred) work remotely: * no

Homes for Support Ltd
United Kingdom, Crewe ,Cheshire
20000.00 GBP
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