Residential Support Worker – Waking Nights – Chester
Liquid Personnel is currently looking for an experienced Residential Support Worker to join our clients SEN School in Chester, on waking nights.
Our client is recruiting due to their admissions of children increasing. Their children and young people have complex needs and are supported one to one, therefore they require staff that have experience in a residential setting and hold a qualification level 3 in Residential Childcare or equivalent.
The residential team of staff work in close partnership throughout the academic year with school staff and with families to ensure pupils can enjoy a safe and nurturing environment. The role of the Residential Support Worker is to fully support the nightly needs of the young people, ad to deliver the highest quality of care to those who reside in the residential setting.
Your Benefits as a Residential Support Worker:
- £22,418- £26,250 per annum, dependent on experience
- Pension scheme
- Technology appropriate for your job
- Comprehensive staff training programme
- Access to WeCare which is a 24/7 online GP, mental health support service, get fit programme and much more.
- Access to MediCash program for wellbeing benefits
- The opportunity to shape and improve the life chances of pupils with a disability, and in so doing, extend the prospect of an improved quality of life for family members and others
- Thorough induction, and ongoing support
Your responsibilities as a Residential Support Worker:
- You will ensure that children and young people are supported during the night-time should they be awake.
- You will encourage children to remain in bedrooms whilst adjusting to the living away from home
- You will ensure documents are completed to reflect what’s happened during the night
- You will ensure the care and cleanliness of the home is up to standard
- You will complete the laundry from the day and return to the children’s bedrooms
Essential requirements of this Residential Support Worker role:
- Up-to- date safeguarding training
- Level 3 Diploma in Residential Care
- At least two years’ experience in a residential childcare setting
- Experience of carrying out administrative duties such as filing, recording, Rota preparation and report writing
- Experience of working with young people with Autism
- Working with young people with challenging behaviour
- Waking nights experience
- Experience of using a positive behaviour support framework (PBS)
- Clean UK driving licence and ability to drive with young passengers
- The legal right to work in the UK