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Residential Support Worker (Children's Home)

Seashell Trust
3.4 out of 5
160 Stanley Road, Cheadle SK8
£22,526 - £23,961 a year - Full-time

Location

160 Stanley Road, Cheadle SK8

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking

Full job description

Residential Support Worker (Children’s Home)

Salary: £22,523 - £23,961 per annum (+ benefits + overtime + weekend enhancements)

Seashell is a charity dedicated to providing a creative, happy and secure environment for children and young people with complex needs and additional communication challenges from across the UK.

We have 17 home-from-home, four bedroomed houses for children and young people who need residential support. We can provide 24-hour care, weekly and termly boarding, and 52-week placement for individuals aged 3-25 years.

This opportunity is to support our children who are up to 18 years old. All our homes are based on our one site and so no travel is required.

About you…

We are looking for someone who is resilient to join our team. You’ll have amazing days, fun days but in this role you’ll also have tough, challenging days.

We’re also looking for flexibility and the ability to adapt quickly to change, no two days are the same when you are working with people!

Experience is not essential for this position as we offer training and development support and good career progression opportunities to start/develop your career in social care if you share our values of Integrity, Innovation & Involvement.

Role Summary

  • You’ll work a rolling rota with shifts over 7 days, no nights (every other weekend with enhanced pay rates)
  • You’ll get up to 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) in your first year, rising to 38 days (including bank holidays) with length of service
  • Support to complete a Level 4 diploma in Working with Children, Young People & Families Practitioner qualification within 2 years of joining
  • Working one-to-one providing daily care and support for our children including supporting their personal care needs, mobility, daily routine, communication, teaching and encouraging independence skills, learning and access to leisure activities
  • Challenging behaviours will present in these roles, so to fully support our young people, candidates should be comfortable working in this type of environment

About Seashell

Our vision is for the children and young people in our care to be safe, happy and to achieve the best possible outcomes so that they are valued and valuable members of their communities.

We provide an environment that is safeguarded and as part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (no cost) and full references will be taken.

This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

We are a LGBTQA+ friendly employer and welcome applications from all identities.

Our vision is for the children and young people in our care to be safe, happy and to achieve the best possible outcomes so that they are valued and valuable members of their communities.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £22,526.00-£23,961.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Free parking
  • Gym membership
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime

Supplemental pay types:

  • Performance bonus

Application question(s):

  • Do you have the right to work in the UK?
  • Please tell us why you want to work at Seashell Trust in our children's home?
  • Do you have any restrictions on your right to work in the UK?

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: SEARCH