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Residential Support Worker - Woking

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: SCC/19/99926
  • Published: Tue 04/06/2019, 8:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 31/08/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours hours per week.
  • Salary: £23,951 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Woking

£23,951 per annum, sleeping in payment where applicable. We also offer a generous annual leave package, local government salary-related pension, tax free childcare vouchers as well as the option to join our car lease scheme or our pay-as-you go car club to name but a few. For more information on our benefits package please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.

About the role

At Surrey we are always keen to hear from Residential Workers who are looking for an opportunity that will allow them to help make a real difference to children we support. We also want people who are committed to developing their own professional skills and ability. This is supported by a variety of training opportunities including safeguarding, communication and the ability to complete Children's level 3 diploma.

Our residential homes for children up to 19 years are inspected regularly by OFSTED and most have been judged as either 'Good' or 'Outstanding' or are working towards it. We are very proud of the quality of our residential services for children in Surrey. As a result we have invested in our homes and staff and plan to continue this, in order to achieve a service that is ambitious, innovative and responsive to the needs of young people in our care.

Our residential settings for disabled children and young people have a proven and successful track record of supporting young people with Ruth House (Woking) supporting children who have an autistic spectrum condition. To find out more Ruth House please find extra information attached to the bottom of this advert.

As a Residential Support Worker your responsibilities will include:

  • Working and supporting disabled children and young people to create positive outcomes and promote impendence.
  • Direct practical interactions with children and young people including play, activities, cooking, personal care and engaging with the wider community.
  • Shift leading, planning and coordination of activities.
  • Working to a high standard in line with OFSTED inspection framework requirements including working towards the quality standards for children's home (attached to this advert)
  • Engage in Planning, implementation and delivery of care plans.
  • Working in partnership with other agencies.
  • Report writing and attending reviews as required.

A driving license is essential to this position.

Additional information

Interested in finding out more or joining us?

For more information about our home and the role please find attached to this advert a full job descriptions and person specification or if you would like please feel free to contact us and will be happy to answer any questions you may have:

  • Sally Carey (Ruth House Children's Residential Home) Sally.carey@surreycc.gov.uk 01483 518654
  • Claire Monro 01483 518646
  • Jonathan Mack 01483 518604

If you would like to join us please submit your CV and personal statement along with the online application clearly evidencing:

  • An NVQ3/Diploma or equivalent In Children and Young People or be willing to enroll and work towards its completion (to be completed no more than two years after commencing work in the post).
  • An ability to demonstrate an understanding of some of the issues facing disabled children and young people in care.
  • Aspirations to "make a difference" to a disabled child and their families.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: SCC/19/99926
  • Published: Tue 04/06/2019, 8:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 31/08/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours hours per week.
  • Salary: £23,951 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Woking

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