Children's Residential Support Worker - Liverpool

  • Salary £17.4k - £18.4k per year
  • Location Liverpool
  • Time Full Time
  • Created 10-01-2019

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Dolphin Personnel are looking for Children’s Residential Support Workers for one of our homes in the Liverpool area.

The home is a maximum 4 bed for young people with EBD


£7.85 to £8.50 dependant on the Level 3 NVQ being held.

Up to 2 Sleeps in Duty a week: £50.00 per sleep;

Annual salary will be between £17,400 and £18,460


Shifts are normally 2/3 days in duration with sleep ins in between.

The role is permanent but hours are not fixed however you should receive roughly 130 hours per month.

Job Duties

- Uphold and promote the values and ethos of care assist

- Abide by all policies and procedures

- Provide appropriate levels of supervision at all times as specified in the care plan

- Encourage the young person in good standards of self care including health and hygiene

- Promote independence including budgeting, cooking, shopping, cleaning and home maintenance

- Support the young person in their education by taking interest in their work and assisting

- Engage the young person in interesting and informative activities inside and outside the home

- Contribute to the maintenance of the home in a habitable and homely state

- Attend and contribute to regular supervision

- To advocate on behalf of the young person and to ensure their reviews are represented

- To work in a one to one setting having sole responsibility for the young person

- To undertake holidays and/or projects with young people as required

The Candidate

- Full UK Driving License required

- NVQ Level 3 Children & Young People desired but not essential

- Motivated and committed individuals, with a calm approach

- Team players with the ability to use their own initiative

- Positive role model to children in our care

- Good interpersonal and communication skills

- Be prepared to work early, late, evening shifts, weekends (including sleep ins) on a rota basis

- Carry out direct work with children in our care, including key-working

To apply

If you would like to apply for this role then please apply online or call us on 0843 289 5278

Or submit your CV

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Dolphin Personnel have provided Albrighton Care Ltd with extensive support throughout the recruitment process for our homes. They are thorough in ensuring they seek and select the appropriate candidates for the roles we have had available and tailor the job descriptions to ensure the candidates selected have the necessary understanding, qualifications and experience for the services we provide. The recruitment consultants are conscientious, friendly and have demonstrated transparency throughout this process, ensuring that their approach adapted to the needs of Albrighton Care Ltd, which provided us with a bespoke service that was efficient and effective.

Albrighton Care Ltd

We have used Dolphin Personnel successfully for many years and find them to be well-versed in knowing the calibre of staffing we need here at Trade Access Panels. Since we still utilise their services, we find the Dolphin staff to be extremely helpful and they are a very useful agency to recruit staff for our administrative positions. We would strongly recommend Dolphin.

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