Residential Support Worker

£31,500 - £34,500 yearly
  • One to One Crisis Intervention Limited
  • Jul 01, 2024
Full time Supported Living Childcare

Job Description

Are you looking for a career supporting children and young people? If you are passionate, driven and enthusiastic, we have the perfect role for you!

About us

One to One Crisis Intervention opened in 1997 and offers homes for children and young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties from the ages of 7-18 years. We provide small homes for either one or two young people, helping us to provide intensive and individualised care. We focus on providing young people with nurture, structure, routine and consistency with a therapeutic approach to behaviour management.

About You

Many of our young people have experienced abuse and traumatic experiences and as a result, can struggle to trust and rely upon the adults around them. It is through your consistent, nurturing and boundaried approach that our young people will begin to form relationships, which will enable us to support them in reaching their full potential and to feel valued.

With our in-depth training, you will have the ability to see beyond behaviours which challenge and identify the root cause, supporting young people to develop healthy coping strategies.

Do you have the following skills and positive attributes?

  • Able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the young person and service, including evenings, overnight and weekend hours
  • Ability to follow care plans, implementing boundaries and providing a consistent approach
  • Able to work as part of a team and the wider organisation
  • The resilience and self-esteem to see beyond behaviours which challenge and not take them personally
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and make decisions quickly
  • Ability to stay calm particularly during volatile situations
  • Able to challenge inappropriate behaviour
  • Acting as a positive role model for young people and other staff members

Why work for us?

The work we do is incredibly rewarding and when we see our children working towards their full potential, it’s the best feeling in the world! Our work is emotionally and physically demanding at times, which is why we have support in place from our experienced and qualified Registered Managers as well as clinical supervision from our risk management consultant. In addition to these, you will be supported with monthly one to one sessions, regular coffee mornings, company BBQ’s and breakfasts out as well as other events.

We offer great work/life balance. Due to the nature of the role, our staff work 24-hour shifts, including a sleep in. Full time hours include three shifts a week, which provides lots of days off to relax and re-charge.

All of our staff are provided with high quality training to ensure their practice and knowledge remains up to date. We offer every member of staff the opportunity to choose an area of expertise, where you will receive additional training and have the chance to become a ‘champion’ in your chosen field.

Still reading?

This role might not be right for everybody, it’s challenging and rewarding in equal measures, but if you’re still reading and think this could be for you, we would love for you to get in touch! If you have any questions, pick up the phone for an informal discussion.

This role requires a DBS disclosure.
This role is subject to Disqualification from Caring for Children (England) Regulations 2002 check.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

You must hold a full driving license and have access to a car which can be used for work purposes to be eligible for this role.

Sleep-ins paid at £60 per night

*probation to be successfully passed.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £31,500.00-£34,500.00 per year