Residential Support Worker
- Date: 1 month ago
Priory Education and Children's Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK.
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We are looking for passionate, energetic and aspirational individuals to work within out teams.
Our Children's Home situated in Talocher, Monmouth is seeking a permanent full-time Residential Support Worker. Talocher Farmhouse is a registered Children's Homes which can accommodate a maximum of eight young people of either gender usually ranging in age from 10-18 years.
As a Residential Support Worker, you will be responsible for providing day to day care for our Young People, supporting them in activities, encouraging then to join local clubs, ensuring all health needs are met, supporting them in education, increasing self-esteem and equipping them with the knowledge and ability to keep themselves safe. Working as part of the team you will ensure the home is kept to a good standard in all aspects of house-keeping.
Our Support Worker roles in Talocher offer a salary of up to £17,004 per annum plus £40 nightly sleep in allowance. There is an opportunity for overtime if desired.
Level 3 Residential Childcare qualification is desirable but not essential for this role (we can support with the training of this.) Successful applicants will ideally have previous experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour.
Due to the remote location of our home a valid clean driving license is essential.
A family is 24/7 and so are we. We use a rota system to ensure the young people in our home get the care they need. As a Support Worker, in our Home you can you should be happy to work a shift rota system that includes working some weekends and bank holidays.
Please see an example of the rolling rota pattern over 3 weeks below.
Week 1: Tuesday & Saturday
Week 2: Wednesday & Friday
Week 3: Monday, Thursday & Saturday
Staff could work a shift ranging from the hours of 08.00am -23.00pm.
Approximately 5 sleep in's a month are required (can vary with annual leave etc.) A typical sleep is 23.00 pm - 07.30 am.
Benefits when you join us:
- 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
- Priory Group Pension
- Travel Insurance
- Cycle to work scheme
- Dental Insurance
- Reduced price Gym membership
- Gourmet Society Card
- Healthcare cash plan
- Online benefits portal and high street store cashback rewards
- Priory Group Career Pathways - build your skills and plan for your future career with on-going training supported
To apply, just click the link below. Our application form captures information to help keep children safe so thank you for taking the time to complete it.
If you have questions and want to find out more please contact Claire or Jayne on between the hours 9-5pm (Mon-Fri)
If you have been affected by coronavirus, or are tired of working from home we have care and education roles available across the country for temp, part-time and full time roles.
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For all roles we require a minimum of two references. References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.
Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.
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