Residential Care Worker (Peterborough)

Location
United Kingdom
Vacancy Type
External Client Advert

Job Description

Residential Care Worker

Town/City:  Peterborough

Salary Details: £10.55 plus Sleep in £70.50 per sleep in

Are you looking to start a career in Residential Child Care?

Have you thought about working for The Beeches UK?

Our vision is to provide support and care for children with learning difficulties and challenging behaviours, promoting independence and choice. We value individual uniqueness and diversity and achieving outcomes that matter most to the children and young people we care for.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Residential Care Worker to work within the Children’s Residential sector. In all our residential settings, we strive to create a home environment that exceeds the needs of children and young people. Our team are all passionate about promoting the wellbeing of children and young people and have a caring and patient nature.

We are looking for an engaging and positive Residential Care Worker to join our Peterborough service where we support children and young people aged between 8 – 18 years. Service users may have complex needs, challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and other emotional or social needs.

We are recruiting full-time, part-time workers across Peterborough.

Working hours will vary and will be discussed at interview. However as this is a fast-paced role, you must be flexible with hours due to the support required. You will work on a rota basis throughout the week and weekends, including bank holidays, with sleep ins(sleep ins are required in this role). We plan our rotas in advance and in line with the needs of the service.

No two days are ever the same, sometimes they may be challenging but will always be rewarding.

What does a Residential Care Worker do?

  • Supporting children and young people with focusing on their education, behaviour, and physical and mental wellbeing to achieve a positive outcome.
  • You must be willing to go above and beyond for the children and young people, ensuring that they have experience of a childhood that they can reflect upon and carry with them into adulthood.
  • Supporting young people to attend appointments, liaise with doctors and social workers on behalf of the young people trying to help them back into the community, helping with schoolwork, and assisting with any other outdoor activities.
  • Enabling young people to express their characters, feel safe and enrich their lives through positive behaviours and planned activities.
  • To react in emergency situations quickly and efficiently, and to ensure the wellbeing of the young children/people and others.
  • You will be confident in complying with all regulatory requirements, i.e., Health and Safety, COSHH, RIDDOR and Accident Reporting.
  • You will be confident with support plans and risk assessments and be able to complete a thorough handover to the rest of the team and management regarding the individual concerned in a positive, structured, and professional manner.

Benefits

As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to young people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and benefits as one of our employees.

  • 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)/ pro-rated for part-time staff
  • Pension contributions into NEST Scheme
  • Birthday bonus scheme
  • Sage employee benefits
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support

*All roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references. If you are successfully matched to a role, you will be classed as a key worker.

 
For any general queries or assistance with your application, please contact [email protected] or call 01733 344448
 
Please do not apply by clicking the 'Apply' button on the ARU Temps website - All applications must be made to the client directly via the details above. 

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