Residential Support Worker (aged 21yrs +) must be a driver in Outwell

4D Care are recruiting Care staff for their 2 homes. We are a small Independent provider who’s focus is on achieving individual and measurable goals for the young people (10 - 17) with whom we work. This means we are able to meet changing identified needs quickly and without delay, which we feel is best practice. 

What are you going to do

BE A PART OF A TRULY UNIQUE AND HIGHLY THERAPEUTIC CARE PROVIDER WHO CREATE UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES FOR THOSE IN OUR CARE:

  • LONG TERM PLACEMENTS WHICH SEE EACH CHILD DEVELOP TO ENABLE THEM TO ACHIEVE THEIR LIFE GOALS
  • ANNUAL HOLIDAYS TO HOLLAND AND OTHER COUNTRIES ABROAD & IN THE UK TO ENRICH EACH CHILD'S LIFE EXPERIENCE
  • SCHOOL TRIPS SUCH AS CAMPING IN WALES
  • 3 PEAKS CHALLENGE
  • IRONMAN CHALLENGE TRIP TO SCOTLAND
  • ANNUAL ACHIEVERS' DAY TO CELEBRATE THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF YOUNG PEOPLE AND STAFF
  • SPECIALIST SCHOOL ON SITE RATED 'GOOD' BY OFSTED - SCHOOL TRIP TO POLAND WAS A SUCCESS IN OCT 2018

If you have a genuine desire to improve the life chances of teenagers in care and wish to support them to reach their potential educationally, socially, physically and emotionally then we would like to hear from you. Prior experience is not required. Those who do have experience could attract a salary at the higher end of the pay scale. Various patterns of Work available. Your salary includes payment of a standard 35 sleep ins at the home per year (pro rata).

Due to Ofsted regulations candidates need to be at least 21 years of age on appointment to a position with us. The key areas of the job role involve supporting children and teenagers to develop and meet identified positive outcomes, day to day care of children in the group, cooking, cleaning, going on recreational activities and holidays with them, report writing, acting as an advocate in professional meetings, mentoring, supporting with educational needs, encouraging their participation in clubs and hobbies in the community.

Qualifications and Skills

The qualities we seek in potential candidates include:

  • Interests in sports, film, computer games, hobbies, arts/culture related activities.
  • Personal Authority
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Sense of Humour
  • Honesty, Integrity
  • Ability to Communicate openly with children and colleagues.
  • A desire to advance own learning through in-house training and national qualifications.
  • Ability to write up reports
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to reflect on your own practice
  • Ideally hold a full, manual (car) Driving licence.

What we offer:

  • Performance bonus
  • Christmas Bonus
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Minimum of 8 training days per year

What we ask:

  • At least finished high school BTEC Level 3 Residential Childcare/Children and Young People desirable
  • Driving Licence
  • 1 year support work experience desirable

Extra information

You will start a BTEC Level 3 qualification in Residential Childcare following a successful probation period of 6 months of work with us if you do not already have one. It is necessary to have satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check and references completed before commencing employment with us for this job role.

Call us from the number on the website for a chat and to receive an application pack.

Full time, permanent work also available.

Due to Ofsted regulations candidates need to be at least 21 years of age on appointment to a position with us. The key areas of the job role involve supporting children and teenagers to develop and meet identified positive outcomes, day to day care of children in the group, cooking, cleaning, going on recreational activities and holidays with them, report writing, acting as an advocate in professional meetings, mentoring, supporting with educational needs, encouraging their participation in clubs and hobbies in the community.

Education Level
College
Location
Outwell
Working hours per week
5 - 25
Type of Contract
Casual / Part Time Jobs, Evening Job, Weekend
Salary indication
Between £20,124 and £22,230 per year
Responsible for
Day to day care of children and young people with Social Emotional and Behavioural difficulties
Published at
16-04-2019
Type of Job
Home Care
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Yes
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Yes
Cover Letter Required
No
Languages
English

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