Residential Support Worker in East/West Sussex & Surrey

West Sussex
circa £20,324 to £24,111 per annum depending on experience
25 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Social care jobs
Full Time
Contract Type

Looking for a new challenge?  
Want to work in a rewarding setting with Looked After Children?  
Fancy working in an environment where no two days are the same?  
If so then this will be a fantastic opportunity for you….

The Company
They are an established private organisation that provides residential care for 'Looked After Children' and have children's homes that are two to four bedded located in East / West Sussex and Surrey with a new four bedded home that has just opened in West Sussex!
The Role of Support Worker
This is a challenging but rewarding role supporting 11-18 year olds with emotional behavioural difficulties where no two days are the same. We are looking for Residential Care Workers who are passionate about helping vulnerable children with complex behaviours to fulfil their potential and are not daunted by challenges.
The Person for the role of Support Worker
To be successful in the role a Residential Support Worker you will be / have:
* Previous experience of working in the field of Residential Care for Children and Young People
* Able to develop and maintain good working relationships
* Excellent people skills, leadership and communication skills
* Willingness to undertake additional qualifications (Level 3 Diploma Residential Childcare, England) and training  
* Availability to work weekends, evenings and overnight in accordance to shift patterns and requirements (2 shifts on, 3 shifts off)
* Due to the nature of the role, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check prior to commencement and overseas Police check (if required)
Desired but not essential:
* Level 3 Diploma Residential Childcare England or equivalent
The Rewards
Our client has a fantastic support structure in place and is well known for the excellent career development and progression that it offers to all its employees.
You will receive a salary package of circa £20,324 to £24,111 per annum depending on experience.  In addition to the above salary you will receive an excellent training package, sponsorship through the Level 3 Diploma, Residential Childcare England qualification, which is a nationally recognised qualification worth over £1000!  We also provide an employee benefits scheme, plus contributory pension scheme.

Overtime is available.   

How to apply
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