Residential Support Worker

Company
Peters Dean Care Ltd
Location
Worthing, West Sussex
Salary
From £20,000 to £21,350 per annum
Posted
09 Oct 2020
Closes
06 Nov 2020
Sector
Care
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for dynamic individuals who wish to work with our children and young people, providing them with nurturing support, structure and routine and most importantly will be positive role models and influences! The home is based in Worthing and is located close to transport links so being a driver is preferred but not essential. 


The young people will often be from abusive backgrounds and may be abusive themselves. Most young people accommodated in the home will also have had a disrupted education and will exhibit emotional and behavioural difficulties and will often be poorly adjusted for their age or the requirement placed upon them.


Benefits

  • Regular salary progression.
  • Extra bank holiday pay.
  • Over time incentives. 
  • Paid C&YPW level 3 if not already held.
  • Extensive training offered.
  • Commitment to continuing learning & development opportunities throughout your career.

Role

  • Dealing with challenging behaviour (verbally abusive, possibly threatening behaviour)
  • Requirement for positive role modelling at all times and maintaining a consistency of approach
  • Dealing with constantly changing guidelines, procedures etc, that are being presented by our Governing Body
  • Develop a functional approach in young people who are likely to have been rejected or have serious issues in coming to terms with their behaviour
  • Support the young people to have equal opportunities to develop their independence & social skills in preparation for adult life.
  • Liaise with parents, carers, other 3rd parties and the staff team.
  • To safeguard and promote the welfare of young people.
  • Ensuring placement plans are followed, policies, procedures, risk assessments and rotas are in place and education is supported.

About

Support worker shifts are made up long days with some sleep ins. The home is 1 of 3 within the group. 


Please send across your CV and we will call you to discuss the role in more detail.