Support Worker - Part Time.
CAR DRIVERS ONLY We are currently recruiting for a Part-Time Children's Residential Support Worker to join a small company, based at their children's residential home in Bridgwater. You will be supporting Young People with Challenging Behaviour and Social, Emotional Difficulties aged between 10-18. This is a Part-Time and permanent position. Salary: 12,766 per year inclusive of sleep-ins. Hours: 5 sessions a month - 24-hour sleep-in shifts. Shift Pattern to be discussed during telephone screening. Shifts are 8am-8am. The Company: A small but experienced and knowledgeable company. They have four lovely homes that can accommodate 10 young people aged 10-18. The company provide placements for young people with social and emotional difficulties. These difficulties have often come about due to early life experiences such as family crisis or trauma. This affects and has built barriers on the young peoples progress and developments towards their future. Requirements: MUST be a car driver due to the location of the home and for transporting the young people into the community and to school. MUST be aged 25 or over, due to the policies and regulations of the organisation. NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People is desirable but not essential. Experience of supporting people with challenging behaviour is an advantage. Be willing to undertake and complete further training and development, as necessary in order to enhance service delivery. At least two years experience of working in care is an advantage. Be passionate about supporting young people with both Aspergers and Emotional Behavioural Difficulties. Must be resilient, good at boundary setting and sticking to your decisions. Responsibilities: To act as a caring and authoritative parental figure for young people. To be able to deal with challenging behaviours when needed. Protect children and young people from risks to their health and welfare. Provide support for the children and young peopl...