¬£24.5k - 25.5k per year

An excellent opportunity to work in a permanent, full-time role as a Young People’s Residential Support Worker in Bedfordshire, supporting children and young people with social, emotional and behavioural issues.

Within this role you will be supported by a great management team and be joining a leading children’s residential care organisation that is passionate about addressing the impact of abuse which young people have suffered, to help them move on.

As a Young People’s Residential Support Worker your duties and responsibilities will involve:

  • As part of a team, supporting, mentoring and educating children in day to day activities to develop their emotional and social needs  
  • Building positive relationships with the children to develop their self-esteem and skills to keep themselves safe.
  • Joining in with activities, coaching on life skills to promote independence, and being a positive role model.
  • Encouraging the young people to be involved with meal planning, shopping, cooking and taking part in mealtimes
  • Undertaking a Key Worker role with s designated child
  • Completing detailed records and writing daily reports
  • Assisting with implementing, reviewing and updating care plans
  • Assisting with the general upkeep of the home to include cleaning, basic maintenance and shopping for provisions
  • Liaising with other professionals such as Social Workers, Therapists and Clinicians.
  • Working an average of 39 hours and two sleep ins per week which will include weekend and bank holiday days on a rota basis

The successful Young People’s Residential Support Worker have the following skills and experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with children or young people with complex needs and challenging behaviour
  • A full driving licence
  • Have the resilience to cope with challenging behaviour and circumstances
  • Available to work on a full-time basis doing long day shifts and 2 sleep ins per week which will include some weekend and bank holiday days on a rota basis
  • Hold or be willing to work towards the Level 3 Diploma for Residential Child Care
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team  

Job Information

Job Reference: RR341BFD
Salary From: £24500
Salary To: £25500
Job Industries: Support Worker
Job Locations: Bedfordshire, England
Job Types: Permanent
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