Senior Residential Support Workers – Children’s and Young Adults’ Homes
- Cheadle Hulme,
- £19,586 – £21,762 per annum + benefits
- Expiry date:
Are you looking for a fresh and rewarding career working for a charity? It’s so much more than a just a job!
We are recruiting for amazing and talented Senior Residential Support Workers who want to make a real difference to our children and young people every single day/night they come to work! The roles will work in our state of the art 4 bedroom children’s and young adults’ homes (age range 3-25 years old) at our single site in Cheadle Hulme, near Manchester airport. (NO travel required).We have opportunities on days and also positions on waking nights as well.
We’re looking for people who would love to spend their days/waking nights with our children and young people who are unique, and need us to support them with a range of different things that they might find difficult such as being able to communicate with you.
Why work for us:
We’re different at Seashell, some of the best children and young adults in the country live here and we believe they deserve the best experience and chances in life. We’ve got some weird and wonderful benefits which we think makes us a little bit different, such as:
- Competitive rates of pay
- 25 days holiday plus 8 days bank holiday (increases with service up to 30 days)
- Doggy Day-care/Grooming
- Monthly street food vendors onsite
- 4% employer and 4% employee pension
- Paid 2 week induction and ongoing training/development opportunities
- Onsite gym and swimming pool
- Life Insurance
- Cycle scheme
- Onsite Yoga and Bootcamp
- Free parking
- Annual performance linked pay increases
- Long Service Awards
- Employee Engagement Forum
- Beautiful campus and fantastic facilities all onsite
- These active roles involve providing daily/nightly care and support for our children and young people including personal care needs, mobility, daily routine support, communication, independent living skills, learning and leisure activities
- The Seniors will also administer medication, support and co-ordinate key workers, and will also lead shifts
- Challenging behaviours will present in these roles, so to fully support our young people, candidates should be comfortable working in this type of environment – training is provided
- GCSE English and Maths (grade A-C) or a level 2 literacy and numeracy qualification is a requirement for these positions, and also QCF Level 3 Diploma Children’s & Young People’s Workforce / Level 3 Health and Social Care/Residential Childcare qualification (or working towards it)
- Previous experience in a care setting, supporting people with learning difficulties and complex health needs is required
- Knowledge and experience of communication strategies for non verbal learners is required
- Experience of implementing CQC Fundamental Standards for Homes for young adults / Quality Standards for Children in Care Homes (OFSTED) preferred
- The roles have a rotating combination shift pattern, and flexibility over 7 days/nights is required.
- The day positions will work shifts between 7.30am – 10pm, and the waking night shifts are 9.45pm – 7.45am.
- All positions will work one weekend on followed by one weekend off.
About Seashell Trust
Seashell Trust is a national charity supporting children and young adults with complex learning disabilities and additional communication needs from across the UK. We provide care and education, for children and young people aged between 3-25 years, in our homes, at our outstanding (Ofsted) School, at our specialist College and through our short breaks services.
We provide an environment that is safeguarded and as part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (no cost) and full references will be taken.
We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.
This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
For more details and to apply, please click here – http://www.seashelltrustcareers.org.uk/Vacancies/Details/97709
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