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Vacancy Details

Residential Support Worker

Employer:
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Salary:
G Grade SCP 20-25 £25,295 to £28,785 per annum
Location:
Cherry Road Residential Home
Contract:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
10/11/2019 at 23:55 PM
Reference:
CSC/19/113376
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Residential Support Worker  

Fixed term contract up to 01/11/2020 

Cherry Road is a small children’s home located in Ainsdale that offers long term care for 2 children. We are a small dedicated staff team who are looking for someone to join us on a temporary basis for up to 12 months. You must hold a level 3 qualification in childcare and have experience of dealing with the challenges presented by children with emotional and behavioural problems. You must be flexible, as you will be required to work rostered shifts, including evenings, weekends and sleep-in duties.   

This is a challenging and demanding position that requires someone who is not only a good communicator but also has the skills to record accurately, both written and electronically, and shows a good understanding of risks presented by our children and how to manage these risks through sound decision making. We are seeking someone who demonstrates a good understanding of both attachment theories and full knowledge of the quality standards we are required to meet. They will be an organised team player who will complement the skills and practice of the whole team to ensure we continue to offer a high standard of care for our children to ensure they reach their full potential and are skilled to meet the demands of living independently.    

Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).

Please fully complete the online application form.

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