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Residential Support Worker

Shire Healthcare



£25000 - £27500/annum


Posted: 14/09/2023

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We are working in partnership with a provider of children’s services and have a permanent opportunity for a Residential Children's Worker based in Huddersfield. If successful, you will be working as part of a team providing support to children with social, emotional, and behavioural difficulties within a children's home. This is an opportunity to join a supportive employer with genuine opportunities to progress.

This is a permanent position working 37.5 hours per week plus sleep ins. Previous experience is not essential, so if you are looking to start your career as a Residential Children’s Worker, our client can promise a nurturing, supportive and fun working environment. If you are already an established Residential Children’s Worker, our client may be able to offer progression into a Senior Role as and when the time is right.

Alongside countless benefits and progression opportunities, our client is paying £25,000 - £27,500 per year inclusive of sleeps.

As a Residential Children's Worker your responsibilities will include:

* Provide support using a person centred approach.

* Support the children to maintain and develop relationships with friends and family.

* Encourage the children to integrate with the local community by attending clubs or day centres.

* Support the children in all aspects of their daily living.

* Safeguard vulnerable children and report any suspicion or evidence of harm.

* Continuous commitment to professional development.

* To be willing to cover other homes when required.

* Liaise with parents and/or carers and other professionals.

Our client is offering a whole range of benefits, including:

* Use of company car.

* Paid enrolment onto Level 3 in Residential Childcare.

* Market leading training and induction.

To take the next step in your career, apply today for a conversation with our Residential specialist Tom Lane.

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