Do you have experience of working with vulnerable young people?
Have you experience of being a positive role model who can build trusting relationships with children and young people aged 8-18?
Key Applicant Criteria: You will need experience of supporting vulnerable young people within a residential care environment, or another professional setting. You will be compassionate, resilient, committed to being a positive role model and confident in managing challenging behaviours. You will also need to be flexible, working a residential care rota which includes evening, weekends and holiday periods. A full UK driving licence is also desirable for this role.
New Forest Care are looking to recruit dynamic Residential Support Workers who are committed to providing our young people with a safe and supportive environment in our small-scale homes based throughout the New Forest.
We engage our young people through programmes of adventurous activity and form quick but meaningful relationships with them to support them in gaining positive life experiences and making positive choices. Our young people can be challenging and present with emotional and behavioural difficulties, ADHD and autism.
Shift pattern: 44 or 51 hours per week - Shifts are 14.5 hours so you can expect to work between 3-4 shifts per week: Mon - Sun.
Salary banding: £20,130 - £24,140 dependent on experience, qualifications, contracted hours and service worked in.
Enhancements to pay: (dependent on service worked in) £2,000 to £7,500 per annum for sleep-ins (Sleep-ins are paid between £45 - £55).
Purpose of the role:
Why work for us?
New Forest Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.
No agencies please
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