Residential Support Worker

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Leeds, Yorkshire and Humberside


Emma Batchelor - 0113 331 4945

Job Description

A Residential Support Worker Needed

* Do you have experience with working one to one with young adults with Special Needs in a mentoring role ?
* Are you looking to work in a challenging and exciting setting?

A dedicated Residential Support Worker is needed in Leeds, to assist children and young adults with a range of Special Educational Needs within a Residential secure unit.

The young people at this setting are amongst the most vulnerable, difficult to engage in the country and display a wide range of challenging behaviours, mental health issues and many have complex needs. The schools vision is to inspire change and development in 'Attitude, Behaviour, Learning and Emotions' to enable young people to deliver positive contributions to their families, society and their local communities whilst reducing risk taking behaviours.

So if you are interested in supporting vulnerable young people this may be the job opportunity for you! You will need to have had experience supporting young people with challenging behaviours and complex needs.

The ideal Residential Support Worker will need to have:

* Previous experience within a SEND school or residential care environment
* Experience with challenging behaviours
* Previous MAPA/CPI Safety Interventions training would be desirable
* A patient and caring approach when providing all aspects of care
* Experience in one to one support to encourage independence and raising self-esteem
* Be comfortable with providing personal care to young adults, including washing, dressing, toileting and feeding
* Respect privacy and dignity at all times
* Able to adapt to different working environments

In return the successful Residential Support Worker will enjoy:

* A great rate of pay
* The opportunity to choose when you want to work or take holidays
* An enhanced DBS, which is refundable after 10 days of work
* An unrivalled service from a dedicated team of SEND consultants with years of experience and knowledge of the industry
* The opportunity to make genuine difference in young adults' lives

All our staff are paid on a PAYE basis, so you can rest assured that you're paying the right level of Tax and National Insurance, and there's no messing around with admin charges coming out of your hard-earned cash.

If you are interested in this position, or want to hear about any of my other opportunities, please click 'apply' now, and I will be in touch with you to discuss further.

[email protected] - 0113 331 4945

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services.

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