Residential Support Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
31/05/2022 23:59
Employment Location:
Clare Lodge, Glinton, PE6 7AW
£22,571 to £25,927
Weekly Hours:
Vacancy ID:
Closing date:
31 May
Further Information

Clare Lodge is an all-female, welfare only, secure children’s home based in Glinton, Peterborough. We have exciting opportunities for resilient and hard-working people to join our expanding residential team. To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate a good working knowledge of child protection and procedures as well as an understanding of the development needs of young people.

The young people at Clare Lodge require intense support because of their complex needs, therefore working within this environment is rewarding and provides an interesting challenge. Our team of care staff provide individual care and support while acting as appropriate role models and advocates.

Key Requirements/ Skills:

- Ability to build/maintain positive relationships.
- An ability to interpret and respond effectively to a range of emotions.
- The resilience and ability to work with individuals who display challenging forms of behaviour.
- Good Interpersonal and oral /written communication skills.
- Ability to write reports and accurately record incidents.
- Must be available for shift working between the hours of 7:30 – 22:00
- Able to work flexible hours including, weekends and bank holidays at short notice.
- Health and physical wellbeing must allow for safe holding and restraints as well as the physical activities with the young people.

Key Benefits

- A comprehensive induction that includes a diverse range of classroom based and on the job learning
- The opportunity to become a full time, permanent member of our team subject to successfully completing probationary period.
- The opportunity to pick up overtime shifts.
- Free onsite parking.
- 24 days of annual leave per year plus bank holiday entitlement.

If you are looking for an exciting new challenge and have transferable skills from a previous career, please apply today. If you wish to discuss the role in further detail please call the unit on 01733 253246 between the hours of 8.30 to 16:00 Monday to Friday.

Relief or bank zero hours will be considered

This is a rolling advert and applications will be reviewed frequently, please don't wait for the closing date to apply. Candidates will be progressed shortly after they apply, and these opportunities will be filled as soon as we identify a suitable candidates, which may be before the closing date. So please don't hesitate, we want to speak to you now!

Please note you must be over the age of 21 to apply for this role.

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.

Please note
This job is not currently open to applications.