Children’s Residential Support Worker

Location Ilkeston, Derbyshire

Job type Temporary

Specialisms N/A

Start date ASAP

DegreeSix is a specialist agency, working solely with Residential & Supported Living services for Young People [aged 6 – 18] in some of the top private Social Care providers in the Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire area. 

This role is an agency, 0 hour, support worker role offering flexibility to pick and choose shifts among various companies [unfortunately we do not offer guaranteed work].

We are looking for support workers that have the knowledge, compassion, patience and understanding to support, enrich and promote the independence of the vulnerable Young People. 

Young People’s Support Needs?

  • Emotional and Challenging Behaviours (EBD)  
  • Learning Disabilities (LD) & Autism
  • Mental Health (MH) – Self harm & Suicide risk among others

What does the role include?

  • Keeping on top of domestic tasks to ensure a safe, clean and positive living environment
  • Following care plans and ensuring correct safeguarding practices
  • Engagement through fun and educational activities to develop their interests and hobbies
  • Going on fun day trips like theme parks, trips to the seaside, parks and more
  • Promoting independence and emotional support 

Why DegreeSix?

  • Flexibility to pick the shifts that suit you
  • Weekly pay! Rates between £10.42 – £10.52 + Hourly Holiday Pay
  • Unlimited time off 
  • FREE online training courses
  • Enhanced rates for bank holidays ! Double in most cases !
  • Opportunities that can lead to Permanent roles
  • Ability to work at multiple companies: Developing your skills and opportunities 

What do you need to join DegreeSix?

  • Minimum of 3 months of UK-based Social Care experience (required)
  • DBS on the Online update service (preferred but not required)
  • Driving Licence (required)

If you would be interested in this opportunity and would like more details, please apply or give us a call on our office line [Mon – Fri 08:15 to 17:00].