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Residential Child Care Support Worker

Salary:
£21,395 - £24,401 + £36 per sleep ins
Location:
Orpington
Company:
AWD Recruitment Limited

Description

Residential Child Care Support Worker who is caring, compassionate, understanding and has a passion for supporting and working with children is required to join a fantastic team in Orpington, Bromley, Greater London.

SALARY: £21,395 - £24,401 + £36 per sleep ins (overtime is sometimes available when there isn’t a full team of staff)

LOCATION: Orpington, Bromley, Greater London

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 39 Hours per Week (overtime is sometimes available when there isn’t a full team of staff)

** All Levels of Experience Considered **

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once you’ve applied, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

JOB OVERVIEW

We are looking for Residential Childcare Support Workers to come and join the organisations family at home in the London Borough of Bromley, to help care for children and young people between 8 and 17 years of age. The organisation specialise in children & young people who have suffered severe neglect and abuse, have attachment disorders or have suffered childhood trauma. They may have associated syndromes and mental health diagnosis for which they require medication and clinical oversight or support.

The organisation’s aim is to ensure their children are safe, well parented and raised in a happy home where they can flourish and learn and give them back the childhood they deserve. They create positive memories through laughter, fun and love to help reduce the challenging behaviours through teaching better ways to cope and their practitioners are experienced in working with children who have been traumatised by their past and understand the impact that parental rejection has on emotional developmental and needs.

As a Residential Child Care Support Worker, you will be positive, resilient and not easily shocked as you will be required to be consistent and support, love and guide the children unconditionally while being faced with some high-level challenging behaviour including physical and verbal aggression. You will need to be able to bounce back from tough times with optimism and understanding and to keep smiling whatever the weather.

Working as the Residential Child Care Support Worker you will need to be strong minded, capable, have a secure understanding of what makes a positive parent. You will need to be open minded and not afraid to get involved. You will need to be easy going, relaxed, have a “Can do” attitude, smiley and happy. The home needs someone who can learn quickly, is willing to go above and beyond, is fun and outgoing but above all is warm, loving, caring and forgiving.

The home need people who are willing to open their hearts, emotionally invest and prioritise the children’s needs because the achievements and experiences of their children are genuinely important to them. If this is, you and you want to help give something back to the children along with having a challenging and rewarding career then please apply today.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

As the Residential Child Care Support Worker, you will have the following:

  • Must have a Full UK Driving license
  • Must have a passion for working with children
  • NVQ Level 3 in Children and Young people or in Health and Social Care is desirable. If you do not have either of these qualifications, the organisation will put you through this
  • Flexibility and understanding that they are open all year round, you will be expected to go on holiday with the children and work over Christmas to make their memories special

The organisation 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.

They are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

The organisation is an Investor in People and Equal Opportunities employer.

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P5744

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