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Priory Education and Children's Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.
This is a 3 bedded home for young people with challenging behaviours and emotional difficulties. This is a mixed home for young people aged 8-18 years of age.
As a Residential Support Worker you will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our young people. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users and their families, supporting them in the planning of goals and in living as independently as possible. Both personal care and participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital.
What we'd like from you:
Previous experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour
Excellent communication skills
Effective organisational capability
Full driving licence for 3 years
Great team player
Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we support
Strong "can do" attitude
What we'd like to give you:
A competitive salary
Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
A generous annual leave entitlement
Private health scheme
Online benefits and cashback rewards
Cycle to work scheme
SMART Pension option
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For all roles we require a minimum of two references. References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children's Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.
Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.
Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.
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