Youth Justice Residential Worker
On a day-to-day basis, you will be safeguarding, supervising and mentoring the 12-18 year olds who have been remanded or sentenced to periods of detention. You will play a big part in providing inspiration and motivation for them to live up to their full potential and turn their lives around. This a hugely diverse role and can be extremely rewarding - it can also be very challenging at times. Some of the children at Rainsbrook can be confrontational and unpredictable so it is important to remain calm, confident and resilient, with a supportive 'firm but fair' approach to a variety of different situations. You must pride yourself on being a positive role model for the Children and Young People taking a proactive approach behaviour management and goal implementation to encourage change. Experience of working with young or vulnerable people is desirable but it is not essential. The role is paying a competitive salary of £21,016.58 - increasing to £23,852.50 upon successfully completing your 6 month probationary period. Rainsbrook STC operates 24 hours a day, therefore our staff member will work on a rotational shift pattern that includes weekends and some night shifts. You can expect your shift pattern to look something like this: Days: 7.30am - 9.30pm (3 days a week) Weekend work every other weekend. Nights: 9.15pm - 7.45am (once every 16 weeks you would work 7 night shifts, then have 7 days off) If this sounds like you, please get in touch with Jake at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208968, or apply now Referral Bonus: Service Care Solutions offer a referral bonus of £250 for every new candidate you refer to us that we place in a position for more than 13 weeks, so please forward our details if you know of someone that may be interested and suitable in the position advertised.