Residential Support Worker - Hampshire

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There is a new opportunity to join a brand new children's home in Alton, Hampshire. They are looking to recruit a brand new team of Residential Support Workers to join in this new venture.

The aim of the Residential Support Workers is to support the children between the ages of 11 - 18 of a high risk nature (suicide and mental health issues) so experience and knowledge is key as it's very high risk service users.  ensure the physical, social and emotional well-being of the children/young people, and assist in their positive holistic development and resilience.

  • This full time, permanent position will consist of a 40 hour working week (on average) including 2 sleeps.
  • This may alter at times to support the needs of the business and service users.
  • Hourly pay is depending upon experience and qualifications - £8.50 - £8.75 which equates to a salary of between £20000 and £21500.
  • NVQ Level 3 CYP is desirable but not essential if the applicant holds relevant experience/qualities. 

Main Duties:

  • Ensure the physical, social and emotional well-being of the children/young people, and assist in their positive holistic development and resilience.
  • You will be responsible for actively safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children/young people in the home.
  • Be required to promote structure, boundaries and routines within the home and support the young people with their day to day activities.
  • You will work as part of a Team to provide, flexible, creative, outcomes focused supports and guidance to vulnerable young people to enable them to prepare for independent living.
  • To actively safeguard and promote the welfare of the children/young people.
  • To report immediately any unsafe practices and conditions.
  • To promote structure, boundaries and routines within the home. 
  • Provide a positive role model for the young people, presenting oneself in a highly professional manner.
  • Work in line with young peoples’ care and placement plans. 
  • As required work with young people on intervention strategies to promote pro-social behaviour.
  • To undertake the role of a key worker for children/young people, deliver direct and individual work to children/young people and support young people in project and group work.
  • Provide and participate in leisure activities in line with the care and placement plans of the young people.
  • Work in partnership with colleagues, other agencies and professionals to meet the needs young people.
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, children/young people and families.

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Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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