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Residential Support Worker - Derby

  • Location:

    Derby, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Services for children

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  • Salary:

    £23364 - £24261 per annum

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  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Job Description

Are you a dedicated Residential Support Worker with experience working in children`s residential settings? OR maybe you`ve worked with young adults and now want to use your transferable skills to support the most vulnerable children? If so, then this exciting opportunity could be for you!

This new children`s service belongs to a leading provider of care. Set in DERBY, they provide support to children aged 11-18 who have suffered early life trauma, and display social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Duties and responsibilities:

Provide a caring, safe, secure and accepting environment that meets the physical, health, social needs and rights of the young people.

Assist in the compilation and execution of a comprehension timetable of activity to enhance the quality of life

Developing and maintaining a good level of awareness of child protection issues, assessing and recording risk. Completing accurate and up to date records of the work undertaken and completing written reports

Learn about service user`s individual needs and requirements and to take responsibility for the promotion of safeguarding and the welfare of children and young people

To be successful within this role you must;

Have a passion and commitment towards working with children and young people

Experience of working within the social care sector, including experience of working with a client group that display challenging behaviour.

Experience working with children is preferred but not essential

Be passionate about building a career in childrens services and want to complete your QCF Level 3 in childrens services


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