Residential Support Workers - Birmingham, West Midlands
One of the UK's leading therapeutic residential childcare providers, with a network of homes based across Rochdale, Bury,Oldham and Huddersfield, as now rapidly expanding across Birmingham.
We are currently looking to recruit a number of dedicated experienced Residential Support Workers within the Birmingham area, to assist us in the promotion of good childcare practice in accordance with our extremely high company standards. Offering so much more than a 9-5 job,our shift patterns enable you to fit work around your life, and the job satisfaction is a huge factor for many of our staff. We are of the opinion that promoting staff from within the company helps ensure staff are able to progress in their career, and the majority of our Birmingham managers have worked up from entry level roles.
Residential Support Worker
Must hold or be willing to work towards NQV Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young Peoples Workforce which we will support you through
Will report to the Senior Residential Support Worker, Deputy Manager and Registered Manager and will be responsible for:
- The ability to positively engage with young people, and be a good role model
- The ability to empathise with young people who experience emotional and behavioural difficulties
- The ability to remain calm in stressful situations
Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment and passion for high quality childcare.
RSW Grade 3 to RSW Grade 1 is £20,300 - £25,560 per annum - Rising even further if you become a Senior Residential Support Worker or Deputy Manager. Please note flexibility is essential, as applicants must be able to work on a rota basis which will include weekends, sleepovers and bank holidays.
We are an Equal Opportunities employer, and all appointments are subject to receipt of a clear Enhanced DBS Disclosure.and satisfactory references.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, and proof of any relevant documentation will be required at interviews.
Meadows Care Incentives are:
- Training given to achieve a Level 3 Social Care Diploma in Residential Care
- Full training also given to cover the different aspects of your role.
- Attendance incentive vouchers
- Employee of the month and year
- Use of a pool car
- All food and beverages provided for when on shift
This is just a few great opportunities you will receive when working with us.