Residential Support Workers

Potton Homes Limited

£17,500 – £18,500 a year – Full-time, Part-time positions available.

We are looking for staff across our Children’s Homes:

Island Lodge – Canvey Island
Ocean View Lodge – Westcliff-on-Sea
River Lodge – East Tilbury

The Role

Make a difference to a child’s future. Support us to provide a holistic and nurturing care package for children and young people in the care system. We are looking for people who can make a positive impact on children and young people’s lives.

You will need to be:

  • over 22 years of age
  • have excellent communication skills,
  • an ability to work as part of a dedicated team
  • knowledge of child safeguarding and protection procedures
  • knowledge of emotional, behavioural and learning difficulties
  • NVQ diploma level 3 qualification is desirable but not essential unless you have worked in a care role in a residential home for the past two years.
  • A basic understanding of IT and report writing
  • Full driving licence

The role will include weekend, bank holiday and evening working and may include sleep in duties which additional payments will be made. What we will offer you:

  • Salary – £17,500 – £18,500 (experience and qualifications dependent)
  • Full time (contracted for 37.5 hours per week) rota, shift patterns, hours averaged over rota
  • Clear career progression
  • Comprehensive training package including funded NVQ level three
  • Regular team meetings
  • Regular supervisions with senior staff members
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension scheme

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