Residential Support Worker - Kidderminster Short Breaks
Residential Support Worker – Kidderminster Short Breaks
20 Hours per week.
Salary up to £14,015 plus additional payments for sleep-ins. (full time equivalent of £25,927 for 37 hours)
Kidderminster short breaks provides specialist day and overnight care for children and young people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour across Worcestershire,
We are a supportive and established team that strives to make a difference to the lives of the young people in Worcestershire.
Worcestershire children first recognises the importance of supporting training and developing the staff whole deliver services to the young people, allowing them to strive to achieve the best outcomes for themselves.
Have you got experience in working with young people with learning disabilities or a passion and motivation to do a rewarding job, if so then we would love you to join us as one of our residential support workers, we are looking for staff to work 20 hours a week to help support the young people and continue to develop our home.
We are looking for our staff members to be working directly with the young people, to be ambitious for the young people and to maximise their potential through building strong and meaningful relationships with young people, families and other professionals.
The role will involve working a rota pattern including weekends, evenings and mornings
An NVQ Level 3 in Health and social care for children and young people would be desired
For further information please contact Stuart Hart Shart2@worcschildrenfirst.org.uk
Worcestershire County Council is committed to promoting equality and diversity and ensuring that all appointments are made based on the suitability of a candidate to the role only. We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident is helping us recruit and retain great people to meet our workforce needs. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know. In line with the "Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, we do not automatically reject applicants with a criminal record. Every application will be considered individually, considering the nature and circumstances of the conviction and the type of work applied for. You will not be asked to disclose 'spent' convictions unless the work requires access to children and vulnerable adults.
Online applications are invited to apply for this role.
Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.
Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.
Application Closing date: Sunday 3rd September 2022
Anticipated Interview date: To be Confirmed