We are looking for support workers to work in one of our three homes in the Bridgwater / Wellington area. You will be located in a home on a permeant basis that is most convenient for yourself in terms of commuting and the home we believe you are most suited.
Your role as a children’s residential support worker in our CSE (Children’s Sexual Exploitation), will be to offer guidance, structure and stability to children who suffer from a cocktail of complex needs.
The age of the children in our care ranges between 11-18years old.
Residential Care Worker- £8.30 - £9.15 per hour with £30 per sleep in
MUST have a full UK driving license.
NVQ level 3 Health and Social Care in Children’s and young people’s workforce - desirable not essential
Shift patterns :
They work the shifts as two on and four off; this ill work as a 16hour day followed by a sleep. You will complete two in a row and be in the work place for 48hours then be off for two days.
Week 1 : Sleep in- Sunday
Sleep in- Monday
Off- Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Week 2 : Sleep in- Saturday
Sleep in- Sunday
Off- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Two month rolling)
Three staff to be on shift at any one time, therefore on day 2 of your sleep in you may have a chance of going home. It drops down to two staff on at the night.
Therefore, one of the support workers can leave at 11pm / 11.30pm if all is ok. Staffs usually take this in turns and rotate who will be leaving that night.
Meaning, 1 in every 3 double sleep-ins, you will get to go home at 11pm / 11,30pm on the second night.
You will need the following skills / qualifications :