Residential Support Worker - Children, Dewsbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment
York, England, GB
1d ago
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Residential Support Workers, Dewsbury, Immediate Start, Flexible Working, up to £11.00 P / H

Residential Support Workers - Children

We are looking for an outstanding Residential Support Workers to work within the Children's Residential sector. All of the residential settings we work with endeavour to create a home environment that exceed the needs of children and young people.

You should be passionate for children s and young people s well-being and have a caring and patient nature towards all of the children and young people that you support.

You will be working within our clients Children's Homes across Dewsbury for children and young people of mixed gender aged between 8 - 18 years some of who may have a Complex Needs diagnosis such as EBD, ADHD, Autistic spectrum disorder, OCD, conduct disorder and Challenging Behaviour and / or physical disabilities, learning disabilities and other emotional or social needs.

We pay a competitive rate varying between £9.20 - £11.00 P / H.

Previous experience of working with Children & Young People is essential.

Working as a Residential Support Worker, you will be responsible for :

  • Supporting children and young people - focusing on their education, behaviour and physical and mental well-being in order to achieve a positive outcome.
  • You must be willing to go above and beyond for the children and young people - ensuring that they have an experience of childhood that they can reflect upon and carry with them into adulthood.
  • Supporting young people to attend appointments, trying to help them back into the community, helping with schoolwork, and assisting with any other outdoor activities.
  • Enabling young people to express their characters, feel safe and enrich their lives through positive behaviours and planned activities.
  • You will be confident with report writing and able to complete a thorough handover to the rest of the team and management regarding the individual concerned in a positive, structured and professional manner.
  • What you'll need to succeed

    We have many opportunities available, day and nights shifts that can work around your lifestyle. It would be great if you held an NVQ level 2 in Health and Social care or equivalent, however, if you have good experience working in a Support Worker capacity then we would love to hear from you.

    What you'll get in return

  • Additional Benefits of becoming a Support Worker for Hays include :
  • Excellent Competitive Weekly Pay.
  • Flexible Working Hours - work around you own needs, full or part time, days, evenings, weekends or nights.
  • Consistent Work - work the number of hours that suit you week on week.
  • A Great Personal Service where you are properly looked after.
  • FREE Training.
  • Holiday entitlement
  • £250 if you refer a colleague.
  • You will also be able to gain experience in a variety of settings, with the potential for taking a permanent role with any one of our providers, with fantastic opportunities for progression, should you wish to take your career to the next level.

    Your new company

    Hays Social Care work with the very best providers in West / North Yorkshire and the surrounding areas, these services support children and young adults with learning disabilities, mental health issues, autism, and other various complex needs in either residential or supported living settings.

    Your new role

    As a support worker you will be assisting vulnerable individuals with personal and practical care, medications, daily activities, trips out, socialising, accessing the community, and leading a more fulfilled and independent life.

    We can offer either full or part time hours, in a flexible working pattern. We will offer you consistent work in a variety of fantastic settings, so you decide when you work, and how much you work.

    What you need to do now

    If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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