Residential Support Worker – Peterborough

Job Category: Social Care
Contract Type Temporary
Duration Initial three months with view to go permanent after
Location Cambridgeshire
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week Shift patterns detailed in ad
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About the job:

Looking for a position that isn’t your normal 9-5?

Do you enjoy working with people every day?

Are you looking to start a career in Support Work? Or are you an experienced Support Worker who is looking for a new challenge?

We are currently recruiting for a challenging yet rewarding role as a Residential Support Worker based in Peterborough!

You will be joining a team of resilient, friendly and dedicated Residential Support Workers who provide direct care to young people receiving specialist residential care.

Within this role you will provide the necessary support, care, guidance, and a positive adult role model attitude in helping the young children through their journey within the support function, ensuring every individual consistently maximises their potential.

The suitable candidate for this position won’t necessarily need previous experience within a residential setting. You will have the ability to be resilient, looking to develop a career within social care, have a passion for support work and be able to engage, showing empathy and understand with individuals of all levels from diverse backgrounds. Most importantly you will be eager to learn and develop new and existing skills.

This role at times will be challenging but with a professional experienced team around you, you will have the full training, guidance and the support needed to fulfil the position of a Residential Support Worker.

  • Rolling 3 week shift pattern which includes 1 in 3 weekends off
  • Shift Patterns of Earlies – 7.30 -16.00 or Lates 13.30-20.00.
  • Driving license is preferred as different shift patterns range from earlies and lates and public transport is limited at certain times. Public transport link is located near by.
  • Enhanced DBS check required for all candidates
  • Full face to face interview process
  • Residential Workers must undergo restraint training.
  • Shift allowance increase for bank holidays, overtime & sleep in’s when required
  • Initially 12 weeks temporary with the view to go permanent after 12 weeks for suitable/successful candidates

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