Residential Support Worker - Children's Home

Residential Support Worker – Children’s Home – Kettering

We are looking for committed and enthusiastic support staff to join our team in Kettering. You would be based at our Ofsted registered children’s residential home and supporting six young people who have learning disabilities and complex needs. Full time posts are 140 hours per month worked across varied shifts between 07:30-21:45, including weekends and bank holidays.

As a Support Worker, you will be responsible for ensuring our young people receive a high standard of care and support, including personal care and practical and emotional support.

About you:
The young people we support are at the centre of everything we do! We are looking for people with a passion for making a difference to the lives of the young people we support, enabling them to achieve their goals and ambitions. You will be enthusiastic about supporting them with accessing community activities and education opportunities along with maintaining their social and family support networks. You will be flexible and approachable and have great communication skills. You will be able to work effectively as part of a team and be able to learn and undertake the essential training that is required for this role.

Ideally, you will have previous experience of working with people who have learning disabilities, Autism and behaviours that challenge, but this is not essential provided you can show empathy and sensitivity to the needs of others and a commitment to our values and ethos. We offer all of our team members a comprehensive induction combined with ongoing support, supervision and training.

Benefits of working with us:
• Holiday bonus scheme after 3 years continuous service
• Recommend a friend scheme – receive £300 per recommendation!!
• Free training and comprehensive induction
• Career progression
• Workplace pension scheme
• Employee recognition awards

Salary: £9.00 per hour

If you want to make a difference, have a calm approach and thrive on working as part of a dynamic team then we would love to hear from you!

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to extensive referencing and pre-employment checks. Whilst we endeavour to keep the recruitment process as short as possible due to the nature of these important checks it may extend the processing time.