Residential Support Worker for young adults
Due to continued growth and success with our schools within the education sector we have an exciting opportunity for a Residential Child Care Worker to join our dedicated and professional team.
Vida Education are an experienced team who specialise in placing candidates in roles such as secondary teachers, primary teachers, cover supervisors, teaching assistants, school admin and clerical staff into positions all across Cumbria and Lancashire.
We have an excellent relationship with our schools and this means we are always guaranteed repeat service and advance knowledge of up and coming jobs for local schools before job boards or other agencies.
The Role and Responsibilities
You will be responsible for ensuring that the children and young people are cared for in every element of their lives. We are looking for Child Care professionals who are passionate about their role. This career will enable you to make a positive difference to all aspects of our children and young people by providing care and support to enable children and young people to reach their full potential, safeguarding and promoting the rights of children and young people in our care.
The children and young people often have experienced trauma and early years attachment difficulties and or may have serious physical and mental disabilities and or learning disorders. We offer them understanding, through meaningful relationships aimed at keeping them safe and able to enjoy the world around them. We desire excellent listening skills to fully understand their views, wishes and feelings.
The role can be extremely challenging at times and requires patience, resilience, self-motivation and determination. Although the role can be challenging, the personal rewards are immense.
Required qualifications / experience
If you feel that you are a suitable candidate for this role then please do apply now or call our recruitment consultants:
As you are working with children, safeguarding and child welfare is paramount and an Enhanced DBS is required for the role, this can be discussed further upon application.