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Children’s Residential Support Worker – Kent

Posted on Jan 16, 2019 by Anonymous

Sittingbourne, Kent United Kingdom
Health Care
Immediate Start
£8.5 - £9.5 Hourly
Full-Time
Dolphin Personnel are looking for Children's Residential Support Workers for one of our homes in the Sittingbourne area of Kent. The home is a 3 bed with boys only between the ages of 8 and 15 with EBD.

Pay

£8.50 - £9.50 per hour depending on experience and qualifications

Up to 3 Sleeps in Duty a week: £40.00 per sleep; Overtime and extra sleeps in available

Hours

Full Time (40 hours per week) Additional:

Job Duties

- Supporting children in their day to day routines

- Providing a positive role model for the children

- Developing and maintaining professional working relationships

- Encourage and motivate children to develop life skills and participate in a range of leisure activities and social opportunities which offer positive challenges within a safe environment.

The Candidate

- Motivated and committed individuals, with a calm approach

- Team players with the ability to use their own initiative

- Positive role model to children in our care

- Good interpersonal and communication skills

- Someone who is able to react calmly in stressful situations and deal with difficult and challenging behaviours.

- Be prepared to work early, late, evening shifts, weekends (including sleep ins) on a rota basis.

- Be highly motivated to develop and maintain relationships with children and their families and engage with all other agencies involved in children's lives

- Carry out direct work with children in our care, including key-working and generally taking an active part in their daily lives and activities

- Hold or be willing to achieve a QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care with Children and Young People.

- Driving License is essential

To apply

If you would like to apply for this role then please apply online or call us on (phone number removed)

Reference: 614548321