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Residential Support Worker

  • Location:

    Taunton, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Services for children

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £9 - £10.00 per hour

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    25/11/19 18:09:00

Job Description

We are looking for Temp Support Workers to work for a Children and young people services for their residential, supportive living services in Taunton, Somerset. You will be supporting children & young people (16 - 25 years olds) who are leaving the care system or need additional support to remain independent. You will work with people who come from neglected backgrounds, sexual exploitation and other traumatic situations who may have mental health, anti-social behaviour, ex/offenders and EBD so they will display verbal challenging behaviour.

Main Job Role:
- Guide and support them with everyday duties such as managing their tenancy, claiming benefits, job-hunting, help with alternative education etc
- Support them out and about in the community & engage with activities
- Non restraint as more verbal challenging behaviour
- Some clients with be on probation, just come out or prison or waiting on a court date / sentencing
- Once you are put on shift, you will know which unit you will do most of your work in (Exeter or Taunton)
- Peripatetic role which means to move around so you`ll have to be prepared to travel to different locations
- Some aspects of personal care (more prompting)

Qualifying candidates:
- MUST have previous experience in similar role / field with 12 - 20 year olds
- You will need a driving license with your own car
- You will be required to add Business insurance to your insurance

Contract / Terms:
- £9.00 - £10.00 per hours
- You will work (24.5 hour shifts)
- Shift patterns will be 9am - 11pm (sleep) 7am - 9:00am

If you have the right skills or experience for this role; then please call Isla 07483 373301 or email your CV with the job reference number to: - thank you and good luck with your job search

Why not temp permanently, it does mean you can chose YOUR own rota?

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