Support Worker Children & Youth Residential – Must be drivers (UK manual licence)

* UK Manual Driving Licence Essential
* Not elderly care
* We are unable to offer sponsorship
* We offer competitive hourly rates PLUS sleep in rates on top

ROC Northwest offers high quality residential care and education for children and young people with mental health conditions such as Autism, Social, Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties and complex needs associated with challenging behaviour.

What is the role?

Your role is to support our children to maintain and develop relationships with friends and family, encourage them to integrate with the local community by attending clubs or day centres and to support the children in all aspects of their daily living. You will safeguard vulnerable children and report any suspicion or evidence of harm and when the children are not in the service you will undertake housekeeping and maintain standards of hygiene within the home.

Our team of Residential Support Workers are ready to welcome you to a friendly and supportive team. All you need to do is bring the enthusiasm to help support our service users and to take pride in being part of the family.

What do we look for?

  • Previous experience in a mental health care/support environment or maybe you have cared for a family member or friend who has had mental health issues
  • People who have the desire to put others first and to go home with a sense of achievement and pride in their day
  • A Children’s Residential level 3 qualification is desirable but not essential and can result in enhanced pay rates
  • A Manual UK Driving Licence is required to use company vehicle (NOT automatic)
  • Ability to work longer shifts e.g. 8am to 10pm and sleep ins from 10pm to 7am
  • Weekend shifts are included on a rotating rota

ROC Northwest Values we look for in you

Friendly – passionate and caring
Positive – pleasant and approachable
Empowering – others to become stronger and more confident in their lives
Person Centred – allowing our children to explore & utilise their own strengths
Innovative – by using or introducing new engagement methods and ideas

Rewards and Benefits

  • Competitive salaries including enhanced rates for qualified applicants
  • 2 week mandatory paid induction/training programme
  • Hourly rates/salaries plus sleep in premiums on top
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Dedicated learning programmes including fully funded QCF Level 3
  • Free DBS check
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free meals on shift
  • *Refer A Friend – earn £1000 per referral
  • *£500 welcome bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee recognition schemes
  • CareTech Foundation- Opportunity to apply for family & friend’s grants

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the young people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check and Regulated Activity, which will include a check against the barred children’s list.

Due to the amount of applications we receive, we may not be able to respond directly in some cases. If you have not heard back within 14 days please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

*T&C’s Apply

Children's Residential Support Worker [SYS-11148]


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