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Bank Children's Residential Support Worker

Reference

PRI53987

Location

Rugeley - Crescent, Blithbury Road, Blithbury, Rugeley, WS15 3JQ

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Bank

Salary

£9.90 per hour

Hours

Bank

Job Advert Role Description

Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services) is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. Our children’s home in Rugeley are looking for Bank Residential Support Workers that are passionate about changing the lives of our young people. 

This role will suit those who are prepared to work shifts as and when required, and our rotas are comprised of early and late shifts, covering weekday and weekends.

Our team currently care for young people between the age of 5 - 19 who have autism and can display challenging behaviours.  Our cosy home has a sensory room, dark den and an outdoor play area.

Due to the location of our home, being able to drive and having access to a car would be beneficial.

Duties include:

  • Being the young person’s champion and as part of the wider team strive to ensure that they achieve their aspirations and full potential
  • Managing the well-being and behaviour of young people ensuring behaviours are addressed promptly and sensitively
  • Supporting young people in daily activities including family contact, attending local clubs, 1:1 activities in the community, promoting independence and social behaviour
  • You will be assigned a key child and play a pivotal role in their day to day life including attending reviews and liaising with external agencies and advocating their needs
  • Supporting and encouraging educational engagement and attainment including homework and behavioural support within the education setting
  • You will provide or assist with personal care and promote a healthy lifestyle.

At Aspris, we are dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of the children and young people within our homes, and always celebrate uniqueness and diversity.

Our homes are part of a large children’s group with a national footprint offering significant development, support and progression opportunities. We also operate a fostering service and a number of high quality specialist schools in both the UK and the Middle East. 

Your Benefits

  • A generous salary
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support.

Aspris 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 the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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 may be requested prior to interview for roles within our schools.

About us

Our UK specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency provide the highest standards of support to children with a range of needs. This includes autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children. With a large national footprint, as well as education services in the Middle East, this also offers significant and exciting development and progression opportunities for our staff.

Disclosure

Aspris Education & Children's 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. Aspris Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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Job Description

Aspris_JD_Residential_Support_Worker.docx

Closing Date

31/10/2021