Residential Support Worker

Residential Support Worker

Keys Group | Chatteris, ENG, GB

Posted 12 days ago

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*Residential Support Worker Children's Homes*
*Location: Ely, Cambridgeshire area*
*Salary: £21,294 - £22,916 (£10.50 - £11.30 per hour) plus £3000 - £6000 pa for sleep-ins. (£62.64 per sleep-in)*
*Shift patterns - *Full and part time considered working long days plus extra sleep in (approx. 4-6 sleep ins per month)
*Full UK Driving licence is required.*
Are you passionate about making a difference to the life of every child and young person through positive experiences?
Could you support children in a homely environment to meet their individual needs and overcome their challenges preparing them to live full and happy lives?
Then join us as a residential support worker at our soon to be open, fully refurbished Children's Home and unlock your potential.
*Why choose Keys Group for your career?*
Keys Group provide innovative care and education services to children and young people who have complex needs, emotional and behavioural difficulties.We try and make every day extraordinary for the children we care for and support, because we believe in every single one of them. It's an exciting time to join us as we expand and grow our teams in the region.
*As a therapeutic support worker you will*:
* Be part of a caring team that provides a safe and loving home for children and young people, led and supported by a registered manager.
* Provide the therapeutic care and support needed for each individual child.
* Act as a positive role model to meet their everyday living needs,
* Enjoy fun days out such as bowling and activities
* Carry out household tasks such as cooking and cleaning
* Provide emotional and physical support to allow the children to reach their full potential in sometimes challenging situations
* Build friendships and trusting relationships
* Help them to find pleasure in everyday tasks
* Empower them to make decisions about themselves
As well as competitive pay and in-house professional support we provide and fully fund the necessary training to achieve valuable externally accredited qualifications.
*Join us as a Support Worker at our home in Ely and you will receive: *
* The Real Living Wage as a minimum
* Full induction and introductory programme
* Fully funded training and qualifications
* Enhanced pay scales that recognise both qualifications and experience
* Enhanced company maternity & paternity pay
* Free meals
* A great employee Benefits programme
* NEST Pension Scheme
* Life assurance
* Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check paid for by us
* 28 days annual leave including Bank Holidays as a minimum.
*What do you need?*
* We want people who are naturally caring, flexible and resilient.
* Great communication skills, positive and energetic.
* Experience and previous qualifications are not necessary but are welcome and will be recognised in your hourly pay rate.
* You need to be able to work flexibly in caring for the children. This will include working shifts and sleep-ins with full-time and part-time hours being available.
Contact us today to hear how you can join us in helping care for children to lead happy, healthy and successful lives.
Keys Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Keys Group is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £21,294.00-£22,916.00 per year
* Company pension
* Discounted or free food
* On-site parking
* Wellness programmes
* Work from home
* Full UK Driving Licence (preferred)