The SmartList Newtown, Newtown, Powys SY16, UK
Jun 29, 2017Full time
LOCATION: North Shropshire but may also work in North Staffordshire and South Cheshire JOB TITLE: Qualified & Unqualified Residential Children's Workers SALARY & BENEFITS: Average salary for qualified staff is circa £27k, unqualified is circa £23,600 Including bonus and enhancements after completion of probationary period. THE ROLE: We are delighted to be working with a company that offers a range of services to children and young people who have emotional, behavioural difficulties and that cannot live with family members or within foster care. They have a great track record of helping young people achieve their targets including reunification with family members, moving on into a productive foster placement, or on into independent living. The homes are situated in great locations that allow young people to access all the things that kids love to do such as horse riding, bowling, cinema, cadets, trampolining, football etc. This position will be to support young people between the ages of 8 - 17 years of age to develop their physical, social and emotional well being. We have a number of positions available for passionate Residential Child Care Workers to support the children and young people in one of the homes in the areas stated above. This is a challenging, yet very rewarding role and if you are passionate about bettering the lives of children and young people, and have experience within a similar setting or you are interested in this as a new career then we want to hear from you. THE CANDIDATE: We know this is a challenging role, so we are hoping to find resilient people who can see this as more than job - this is a chance to make a real difference, that will not only enrich someone else's life but also yours. Essential Criteria: A full UK Driving Licence and access to a vehicle Good written and verbal communication skills. Empathy, caring and sensitivity to the needs of others IT skills Willingness to work shifts Desirable Criteria: Level 3 Diploma Residential Childcare or equivalent Experience of working with young people Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button. You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.