Assistant residential worker-Yatton

£19,900 Per Annum / Service based in Yatton / shift flexibility / 3-4 shifts a week /

Your new company
we believe that every child should have a safe and happy childhood. Last year, we helped more than 600,000 children and families across the UK. We work to ensure their voices are heard, and campaign to bring lasting change to their lives.

Your new role
Our service is a 3-bed permanent residential home for children and young people aged between 8 – 18 who have various learning disabilities.

We are now looking for an Assistant Residential Worker who will help our team continue to ensure the best possible environment.We are looking for someone who has a compassionate and positive attitude, is adaptable to changing situations and has excellent communication skills. If you have experience in a similar setting with disabled children and young people, this would be advantageous .

As an Assistant Residential Worker you'll be: - Planning and supporting our children and young people in taking part in activities based at the service as well as out in the community such as trips to the farm, theme parks, community-based activities in order to develop their social and life skills. -Getting involved in lots of fun activities ! arts & crafts, leisure activities, park visit, bowling and many more.
- Providing care for our young people throughout the day by supporting with set routines, attend to personal care and administer medication following appropriate training
- Developing and delivering young person-centred plans in relation to their needs through out the day. -Having good communication skills and the ability to engage well with both young people, colleagues and other professionals .

What you'll need to succeed
the ‘must-haves' are:
- Previous experience and knowledge working with people with Learning Disabilities and Physical Disabilities and challenging behaviour .
- Must possess Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare or equivalent within two years of taking up post. - Previous experience in residential care would be desirable but not essential.
- A real compassionate and positive attitude is a MUST.
-A positive approach, providing a fun environment for all the children in our care .
- The confidence and ability to use own initiative .
- drivers are desirable

What you'll get in return
£19,900 per annum, pro rata which equates to £10.31 per hour + additional sleep-in payments of £50.
Annual leave of 29 days (pro-rata) PLUS public holidays, flexible maternity, adoption and paternity packages, annual staff awards, 7% employer contribution pension scheme, employee discount portal with all your favourite brands

What you need to do now
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Job Type
Working Pattern
Healthcare & Medical
Bristol (County)
Support Worker
£19,900 Per Annum

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Rowan Towner, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Cheltenham
Ground Floor, 53 - 57 Rodney Road

Telephone: 01242731233