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Residential Support Worker

  • Job reference: DC-RSW-SHEF-0220
  • Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Children
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Job description: Are you looking for a role supporting children and young people? Do you have experience working with learning difficulties, mental health and challenging behaviour?

I am looking for a residential support worker for a role at a specialist school, working with children and young people in a residential setting in the Sheffield area. The school operates a children's home which as an 'Outstanding' Oftsed rating.
The role involves working as part of a team who will be supporting children and young people from 11-18 years olds. You will be working on a shift basis and covering evenings and weekends. You will be overseeing a variety of recreational and social activities, providing care and guidance and working towards each individuals Educational Health and Care Plans (EHCP).

This is a temporary role for an initial 3 months period with a view to becoming a permanent placement.

Requirements:
*Previous experience as a support worker in a residential setting
*Previous experience working with children and young people with challenging behaviours.
*Must be prepared to provide personal care
*Must have experience handling medication
*Must have a Level 3 Diploma for residential childcare or equivalent qualification such as health and social care
*The role will be subject to DBS criminal records check

Residential Support Worker
30 Hours per week
Type of contract- Temporary with a view to join the organisation on a permanent basis
£11.00 per hour LTD Company plus additional payments for sleep ins.

Apply today to book your interview slot!