FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY FOR THOSE WHO HAVE EXPERIENCE SUPPORTING CHILDREN & YOUNG ADULTS - IMMEDIATE STARTS AVAILABLE. Please be aware that this is a Temp to Perm position before you apply.
If you can answer YES to the below questions please read on to find out more about this truly rewarding career.
Are you looking for a position within Children's Residential Support?
Do you care about making a difference to young people and want to gain satisfaction knowing the support you provide to them will help them in taking their first steps into adult life?
Are you experienced within a residential setting and do you have a caring nature?
We are looking to recruit 2 children's residential support workers for one of our regional clients.
After successful completion of our client's bespoke training, your role will be based at their new residential home in Leeds which will give you the opportunity to undertake a wide range of duties within the home. Our client offers bespoke 24/7 wrap-around CAMHS support packages for young people and residential care teams. The team all have specialist experience of complex young people in Tier 4 inpatient, residential care settings and community placements.
The team have particular expertise in managing transitions from hospital and secure settings into the community in as smooth a manner as possible as well as supporting the transition into adulthood.
By working alongside your team members and various other agencies to provide the best support possible to those young adults.
Previous experience in caring for children and young adults within a residential environment is essential; due to the nature of the role you will hold 12 months' experience within a similar role or alternatively 6 months' experience with relevant qualification.
You will hold an enhanced DBS ideally on the update service
Be able to provide 5 years' references
You MUST be a car driver due to rural location of the home
Salary & package details
Initially your contract will commence on a temporary basis & be paid weekly via BS Social Care, following successful completion of your 12 week probation you will then become a direct employee for our client on a permanent contract.
Your contracted hours are 37.5 hours per week, please be aware that the service operates 24 hours per day 7 days a week, so a variety of shifts will be required including sleeps, waking nights, long days, early & late shifts.
Full induction training & support will be provided to all new staff members which will also include completing shadow shifts with other permanent staff members until you feel competent carrying out your required duties.
Training cost is met by the employer
Starting salary £17,062
Annual Leave 22 days + bank holidays
Career progression is available should you wish to do so in the future
Please apply with your CV in the first instance, our client is looking to interview for these roles immediately & there are only 2 positions left.
You will be required to attend your initial interview at our offices in Bradford City Centre where we must see evidence of your address, NI, DBS & eligibility to work.
DUE TO THE NATURE OF THIS ROLE IF YOU ARE NOT ON THE DBS SERVICE YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO UNDERTAKE A DBS CHECK AT THE COST OF £50
Once we receive your CV you will be contacted by one of our consultants, if you would like further information on the role please call our offices in confidence to discuss this further on 01274 393050.
We look forward to your application.