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Residential Support Worker, Young People

  • Location:

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Services for children

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  • Salary:

    £16800 - £19920 per annum

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Job Description

An exciting opportunity has been developed for a Residential Support Worker to join a Residential Home for Children and Young People.

Working for a specialist provider of care to Children and Young People in residential based settings. Their philosophy is to support young individuals from all backgrounds and to provide them with a reliable home environment with the required support to live meaningful and valued lives within the local community.

You will be supporting Young People within a 4 bed residential home for young people with EBD and CSE who may present challenging behaviours.

Your role as Children`s Support Worker will include:

- Support with morning and bedtime routines (prompting personal care)
- Administering medication
- Support to access education
- Keyworking
- Liaising with schools, families, social workers and other professionals
- Evening, weekend, and half term activities
- Emotional, therapeutic and behavioural support

You will be a naturally caring and compassionate person with a true passion and patience for helping others in times of crisis. You will be required to hold a full UK Driving Licence, hold a level 3 in Children and Young people or equivalent, some experience and understanding in a similar setting would be desirable.

This is a full-time, permanent position sleeps will be included. The salary is from £19,920 with excellent benefits and increments to salary.

If you have the right skills or experience for this role; apply now or please call Brooklea on 01772 252323 thank you and good luck with your job search


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