Residential Support Worker – Ofsted rated GOOD therapeutic children’s home
Location: Astley Lane, Swillington – West Yorkshire
Job Title: Residential Support Worker
Salary: £21,016 – £24,300
Earnings: £23,576 – £26,860
Hours: 40.5 hours plus sleeps
Shift Pattern: two shifts on, four shifts off (approx. 5 sleep ins a month)
We are seeking to appoint a Residential Support Worker for one of our children’s homes in Swillington, Leeds. This Children’s Home is easily accessible from surrounding areas of Leeds and West Yorkshire. This home is a relatively new children’s home, it has had two Ofsted inspections and the most recent inspection rated the home as Good in all areas.
Astley Lane is a 3 bedded therapeutic service, with support from Hexagon’s own therapy team. Our psychologists work closely with young people and staff following an embedded therapy model to provided consistency in the care to the young people who reside here.
As a residential support worker, you will nurture and support the children and young people in your care, with all aspects of day-to-day tasks and activities. No two days are the same working in Residential Care for Children. If you enjoy working with children and possess the resilience to work with challenging behaviours having a nurturing and supportive approach to your practice, we want to hear from you! Full induction, training and support is provided by our in-house award-winning learning and development team, including the QCF level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare.
What you’ll get in return as a Residential Support Worker at Astley Lane
- Free qualification in residential childcare (if you don’t already have it)
- Progressive increases in pay based on performance
- 30 days holiday per annum inclusive of bank holidays
- Employee assistance programme and health cash plan allowing you to claim back financially on some dental/optical procedures
- Cycle to work scheme
- Increased annual leave for 100% attendance
- Monthly prize draws
- Additional payment for long service
A driving licence is preferred but not essential for the role. Hexagon Care Services reserve the right to close this advert at any time – please apply at your earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in contact with our recruitment manager, Zander via WhatsApp – 07866 889204