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Residential Support Worker

Reference

PRI29941

Location

Children's Home - Birmingham

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

up to £18,270 per annum plus sleep in allowance

Hours

up to 39 per week

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking Children’s Residential Support Workers for our specialist children’s home located across Birmingham. Opportunities based in Aston, Bartley Green, Hockley, Rubery and Marston Green. (Please indicate location preference in the application).

 Due to the nature of the role a full driving licence is required.

What we can offer you:

  • Flexible working hours
  • 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Comprehensive induction and full training provided
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Commitment to ongoing training and career progression with our Career Pathways
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards with high-street retailers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • SMART Pension option
  • Health Cash Plan
  • EAP Employee assistant program

Priory group are looking for passionate, professional and dedicated employees to work with children with emotional and behavioral difficulties and challenging behaviours.

As a member of our residential care team you will strive to bring out the best in every young person by supporting and guiding them in their daily lives. This could be accompanying them to take part in an activity or simply assisting them in completion of general daily tasks, including morning and night time routines.

You will work a combination of shifts assigned by the home’s manager, these will comprise of earlies, lates, full day shifts and sleeping -in-duties, which are paid at an additional £35. There is also the possibility of overtime if desired.

Relevant qualifications are desirable, but not essential

Candidates should be:

  • Patient, sociable and empathetic in order to establish good relationships with our young people based on confidence, trust and mutual respect.
  • Prepared to deal with challenging behaviour which may be exhibited by a young person at any time for a many number of reasons.
  • Willing to assist in household maintenance tasks such as cleaning in order to maintain the high level of cleanliness expected within the children’s homes.

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services 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. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

Closing Date

31/10/2019