¬£24.4k - 25.5k per year
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

An excellent opportunity to work in a permanent role as a Support Worker in a home in High Wycombe, providing long-term therapeutic residential care to children and young people with social, emotional, behavioural difficulties.

Within this role as a Support Worker you will be:

  • Supported by a great management team and training in therapeutic care.
  • Joining an organisation who are passionate about addressing the impact of abuse the young people in their care have suffered to help them move on.
  • Involved in the direct day to day support of children and young people, joining in with activities, coaching on life skills, and being a positive role model.
  • Listening and providing emotional counsel to help the children build positive relationships to develop their self-esteem, and skills to keep themselves safe.
  • Getting involved in meal times i.e. menu planning, cooking and eating together
  • Completing detailed records, writing reports and assisting with the general upkeep of the home.
  • Working on average 39 hours per week doing long day shifts which will include weekends and bank holidays and an average of 2 sleep ins per week on a rota basis.
  • Upon passing a successful probation period, studying and completing coursework to attain a Diploma Level 3 in Residential Childcare.

It is essential that candidates have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience of working with children aged under 16 with social, emotional, behavioural difficulties and dealing with challenging behaviour
  • Resilience, patience and empathy to cope with challenging behaviour and circumstances
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a close knit team in order to provide consistent support
  • Full driving licence

Job Information

Job Reference: RR219HW
Salary From: £24400
Salary To: £25500
Job Industries: Support Worker
Job Locations: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England
Job Types: Permanent
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