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Assistant Residential Worker

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Organisation:
Cambridgeshire County Council
Hours:
37.00
Salary:
£19,312 - £19,698
Working
Pattern:
Permanent
Location:
London Road, Harston
Reference:
22827
Closing date:
30 May 2021 at midnight
We support you to learn and develop whilst changing lives!

London Road, in Harston, one of Cambridgeshire County Council children’s homes are looking for exceptional, hands-on and energetic Assistant Residential Workers to help change lives of our residents.

We support you with a thorough induction that will involve an extensive training package. This includes techniques to keep you safe, Positive Behaviour Support, Autism, Safeguarding as well as specialist health training including first aid, epilepsy and how to safely give medication. We will pay and support you to complete your training.

We will also pay and support you to undertake a Level 4 Diploma in residential childcare, which is a nationally recognised qualification for the children’s workforce. You will be offered mentoring from one of our very experienced team leaders to help you develop in this role.

Have you got what it takes? We need a doer and someone who can inspire others to help us change the lives of our residents. You'll be the one supporting them every step of the way.
Show us that you can think creativity, have the experience to establish rapport with people and of course a passion for getting the best out of each and every young person.

Working as an assistant residential worker you will join an established experienced team. It is an energetic and varied role supporting and mentoring children and young people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and complex challenging behaviour.
The main focus of your work will be working with young people who present with behaviours that challenge. This role offers unique rewards as you support young people to develop and achieve their goals.

The role involves organising and taking part in a variety of activities enabling the young people to access the community and new experiences. Key to this is supporting our young people to develop and acquire independence skills.
You will support and enable young people to maintain a level of personal hygiene through offering guidance and support to develop their independence. As well as being responsible for supervising mentoring and role modelling behaviours to our young people in everyday situations to help them achieve their full potential.

This role offers you a chance to develop new or existing skills in working with young people with learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviours.

The rewards of this role are seeing young people develop and achieve a potential they never thought they had. And exceptional opportunities for career progression.

With enhancements and sleeping ins, we expect the total pay to be around £22,500 per year.

If you have any queries, or wish to find out more about the role, please do contact one of our team:

Andreia Silva: 07776788936
Amelia Boddison: 07776788935
Richard Eames: 07528807383



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