Children's Residential Support Worker

Posted on Jan 22, 2019 by Anonymous

Northampton, Northamptonshire United Kingdom
Health Care
Immediate Start
£19k - £27k Annual
Residential Support Worker


£19,000 - £27,000 per annum + sleep-in allowance

I am looking for staff to work in a beautiful therapeutic residential home for children and young people in central Northampton.

Duties for this role will include:

* Providing direct care and support of children and young people, using therapeutic principles and attachment-aware practice

* Promoting and participating in activities for all children and young people

* Participating in the running of the home

* Offering advice, direct work and mentoring to individual children and young people

* Assisting with general administration duties

* Providing support to the young people

To be successful in this role you will need:

* Professional experience working with children or qualifications in appropriate disciplines

* An understanding of the developmental needs of children and young people

* Experience and/or desire to work using attachment-aware and trauma-informed approaches

* Excellent communication, leadership and administrative skills

* The ability to work shifts and sleep ins - working hours will be ten 24-hour shifts per month (each shift is 16 waking hours, 8 asleep), which will include 2 sleep-ins per week (£2k - £3k per annum)

For more information, please call Elite on (phone number removed)

Reference: 615355810

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