Residential Support Workers
Meadows Care are one of the UK's leading therapeutic residential childcare providers, with a network of homes based across Rochdale, Bury, Oldham and Huddersfield.
We are currently looking to recruit a number of dedicated experienced Residential Support Workers within these areas to assist us in the promotion of good childcare practice in accordance with our extremely high company standards.
Offering so much more than a 9-5 job, our shift patterns vary from 24 hour shifts, to 10 or 12 hour shifts all which may include sleep-ins, enabling you to fit work around your life, and the job satisfaction is a huge factor for many of our staff.
Residential Support Worker
Must hold or will be expected to work towards Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People in Residential Childcare, which we will fund and support you through. All of our managers have worked up from entry level roles, and we are committed to training and developing our staff to give you a real vocational career.
We are looking for applicants who hold the following qualities: -
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- The ability to positively engage with young people, and be a good role model
- The ability to empathise with young people who experience emotional and behavioural difficulties
- The ability to remain calm in stressful situations
- The ability to hold young people to ensure their safety and that of others, which requires a good standard of physical health
If you have a passion for bringing out the best in those around you, and feel you could thrive in a sometimes challenging but incredibly rewarding role,.contact us for an application form.
Meadows are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment and passion for high quality childcare.
RSW Grade 3 to RSW Grade 1 is £17,750 - £18,750 per annum - Rising even further if you become a Team Leader or Deputy Manager.
Please note flexibility is essential, as applicants must be able to work on a rota basis which will include weekends, sleepovers and bank holidays.
We are an Equal Opportunities employer, and all appointments are subject to receipt of a clear Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, and proof of any relevant documentation will be required at interviews.