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Residential Support Worker

Reference

PRI28811

Location

Children's Home, Northwich, Cheshire

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£16,664 -£17,331

Hours

39 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

We are recruiting for Residential Support Worker’s for our Children’s Home in Northwich Cheshire. This is a three bed home for young people aged between 8-18 years old with emotional and behavioural difficulties. As a Residential Support Worker you will be a key member of our Children’s Home Team in Northwich, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our young people throughout their day-to-day life. Our Residential support workers through a creative and caring approach, will build good relationships with both students and their families, supporting them in the planning of goals and in living as independently as possible at our Children’s home.

This is a physically demanding role and staff will also need to have the confidence to deal with the challenging behaviours that autism can present.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all our employees to share in this commitment.

Our Support Worker roles in Northwich, Cheshire offer a salary of up to £17,331 dependent on experience, plus sleep in allowance and overtime if desired.

Hours

A family is 24/7 and so are we. We use a rota system to ensure the young people in our home get the care they need. Our Support Worker posts will suit people who are prepared to work a three week rolling rota comprising of early and late shifts covering weekdays and weekends. The role does not require any contractual ‘sleep-in’ duties.

Level 3 Residential Childcare qualification is desirable but not essential for this role (we can support with the training of this.) Successful applicants will ideally have previous experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour.

What we’d like to give you:

  • Sponsored access to Diploma Level 3 in Residential Childcare (if not already obtained)
  • 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Priory Group Pension
  • Travel Insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Reduced price Gym membership
  • Gourmet Society Card
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Online benefits portal and high street store cashback rewards
  • Priory Group Career Pathways - build your skills and plan for your future career with on-going training supported

Division DBS info

We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:

https://www.priorycareerpathways.com/

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

 

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

 

Disclosure

Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Let us know how we are doing, review us on Indeed  or Glassdoor by following these links

Glassdoor

https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Overview/Working-at-Priory-Group-EI_IE37118.11,23.htm

Indeed

https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/Priory-Education

 

Job Description

Support_Worker.pdf

Closing Date

30/06/2019