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Childrens Support Worker

Location
London
Salary
£11.00 to £15.00 Per Hour
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
19 Jul 2022
We are a small residential Children s home for children up to the age of 18 years. We provide care for children with emotional and behaviour challenges.

Position: Support Worker

Location: North West London, Wembley

Job type: Full Time and Part Time available, Permanent

Hours: FT 08:00 to 20:00 and Waking Night 20:00 to 08:00 and (Sleepovers 23:00 to 08:00) including weekends and bank holidays

Salary Range: Dayshift: £11 to £15ph, Nightshift: £11.50 - £13.50 Dependant on Experience and Qualifications

Benefits:

We have an experienced, established core team that have been with us for many years. That means you ll always have someone nearby who understands what you re going through and is there to support and encourage you, as well as have a laugh. Our Leadership team come from a Fostering background and that gives all that we do a genuine sense of family. Upon arrival all visitors comment on the homeliness of the home and the team call it their home from home. We are passionate about our young people. We dream big dreams for them, advocate relentlessly on their behalf and celebrate their smallest of wins - because "any progress, is good progress". We respect the fact that this is where our children live, it s their home (not a unit) and we have the privilege and responsibility of coming into their home and trying to give them an experience of normal family life . We share meals times and even wear funny slippers to reinforce the point.

Of course you ll also have the standard: Pension Scheme membership, Fully funded Training, Meals, and refreshments while on shift, and Free Parking.

About the role:

Actively safeguard and promote the welfare of the young people

Promote structure, boundaries and routines within the home

Provide a positive role model for the young people

As a key worker for young people you will help provide them empower them to regulate their emotions and behaviour.

Support young people by following a structured therapeutic model of care

Provide and participate in leisure activities in line with care and placement plans

We are a paperless office and use Clear Care to reduce paperwork time by 30%, allowing our staff to spend more of their time with the young people

About you:

Experience of working as a support worker in children s residential setting

Experience of writing reports to social workers and other statutory reports, or willingness to learn how to do so with support and training provided.

Level 3 Children s qualification or supported to do so

Enhanced DBS will be required

You may also have experience of the following: Care Worker, Care Assistant, Healthcare Assistant, Mental Health Worker, Social Worker, Secondary School Teaching, Youth Worker, Outreach Worker

If you are interested in one of our Children s Support Worker positions, please apply online today
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Details

  • Job Reference: 661978717-2
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Aspire House
    Aspire House
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £11.00 to £15.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent