Holidays: Year 1 is 33 days, rising to 38 after 5 years
Role Summary – Residential Support Workers
Here at Seashell Trust we provide care and education for children and young people (up to 25 years old) with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties and disabilities, sensory impairment and communication disorders and autism.
• We are recruiting for talented Residential Support Workers for our children’s homes
• These active roles will involve providing daily care and support for our children and young people including personal care needs, mobility, daily routine support, communication, independent living skills, learning and leisure activities
• These roles will work in our fantastic, state of the art 2 and 4 bedroom homes supporting our children at our single site in Cheadle Hulme near Manchester airport
• Some challenging behaviours may present, so candidates should be comfortable working in this type of environment
• These are full time permanent roles (part time hours also available) for Residential Support/Care Workers
• Experience working in a care setting supporting children/people with complex learning disabilities and communication, behavioural and sensory impairments or in a mental health setting is preferred
• QCF Level 3 Residential Childcare or Level 3 qualification in Health & Social Care (or similar) is preferred but not essential – successful applicants who are not qualified will be required to commit to completing the qualification supported by Seashell Trust
• Flexibility over 7 days is required (37.5 hours per week)
• The roles operate on a rotating shift pattern
• The roles will work every other weekend
• We also have part time hours for evenings (3-10pm) and these roles will also involve working every other weekend (21 hours per week minimum)
Our benefits for Residential Support Workers
Investment and support for QCF Level 3 qualification, pension scheme, on site gym, employee assistance programme, online retail and leisure discounts, doggy day care/grooming service, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, free parking and generous holidays!
We offer good career development opportunities with performance related pay to progress your salary depending on qualifications, training and experience.
About Seashell Trust
Seashell Trust is a national charity supporting children and young adults with complex learning disabilities and additional communication needs from across the UK. We provide care and education, for children and young people aged between 3-25 years, in our homes, at our school and college and through our short breaks services.
We provide an environment that is safeguarded and as part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (no cost) and full references will be taken.
We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.
This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
You may have experience of the following: Residential Support Worker, Care Staff, Young People, Voluntary Sector, Residential Care Worker, Community Development, Social Care Worker, Community Services, NHS Support Worker, Care Assistant, Senior Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Nursery Nurse, Support Worker, Mental Health Worker etc.