Residential Support Worker (EXPIRED)
Residential Support Worker - Basildon, Essex
Do you have experience in children's residential care? Or experience caring for vulnerable children?
Are you a positive person who is able to bring stability and consistency to vulnerable children's lives?
Are you wanting to make a real difference and nurture children who have social, emotional and mental health needs?
If you thought yes to any of these questions then keep reading.
Academics are very happy to be working with an "outstanding" residential children's home who are looking for support workers to join their passionate and dedicated team on a permanent basis.
This will be a fast paced but fun environment where you will be tasked with developing positive and trusting relationships with the children under your care. You will be involved in planning activities that peak their interest helping them learn new skills while also helping them to develop confidence and self-regulation. Your role will be to really encourage these children to enjoy these activities and help identify those that may be struggling, a bubbly and outgoing personality with a great sense of humour would be great for this role.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who really wants to make a difference and help some of the most vulnerable children in the county.
The ideal candidates will: - Have a Level 3 Qualification in Child or Adult care - Experience working within a care setting, Fostering, Residential, Live in Care work etc. - Be flexible and dedicated - Have strong behavioural management skills - Be eligible to work in the UK
Working week will involve working - 40.75hours per week based on a shift rota, involving day and evening shifts. Evening shifts include: Monday to Thursday 2.30pm to 10.45pm. Day shifts are: Monday to Friday 7.30am to 3.30pm. Sleeping in duties also apply to this post of which the NJC Sleeping-in Duty payment is payable. No weekend shifts, public holiday or school holiday shifts are required.
Should you be interested in this position then please contact on or send your CV to