Acacia Hall
Location
Friesthorpe, Lincolnshire
Department
Support Work Children
Advertising Salary
£9.51 to £9.84 per hour
Vacancy Type
Permanent

About The Role

SUPPORT WORKER – YOUNG PEOPLE - ACACIA HALL 

We are recruiting for Support Workers to join our well-established team at our Young People's residential care home Acacia Hall, in the village of Friesthorpe, Lincoln LN3. Hours 07:30am to 20:30pm. Working a fixed two week rota M,T,F,S,S then W,Th. Generous holiday allowance. Training and development opportunities available and encouraged.


About the position:


As a Support Worker, you will be key in helping young people with complex needs to achieve fantastic outcomes by supporting them to develop their skills to help them shape their future. Fancy a rewarding challenge?
Then come join our team. This is an opportunity for a long-term career with many avenues of professional development as you become more experienced.  You will be working in an environment where the little things that you do every day could have life-changing results.

 

What will you be doing:

  • Promoting the safeguarding of the young people in our care at the very heart of everything you do
  • Participating in a wide range of innovative and exciting recreational events held within the home and wider community.
  • Supporting the young people to develop their independence skills in their everyday life
  • Creating positive relationships with the young people and offering them unconditional dignity and respect.
  • Meeting the physical, emotional, behavioural and cultural needs of the young people.
  • Continually maintaining accurate and clear record keeping.
  • Working collaboratively as a team, to meet the changing needs of the young person and reflecting this within their individual records
  • Actively contributing to the development of the team. Workforce development.

Becoming a support worker 


About You


Desired experience and qualifications:

  • A genuine passion for care and to be motivated by contributing to the progression of others.
  • A strong team player who can also work using their own initiative
  • A resilient personality whilst understanding the strength to seek support when needed
  • Satisfactory written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • A Diploma Level 3 in Residential Childcare (or equivalent) or a willingness to complete this qualification within a fixed timeframe.
  • A Diploma Level 3 in Residential Childcare (or equivalent) is desirable, however not essential.
  • Where you don’t hold a health and social care level 3/equivalent there is a willingness to complete a Level 3 qualification within a fixed (2-year max) timeframe which is fully funded through our quality ongoing training and development programme.

 

Becoming a support worker

 

What you get in return:

  • A competitive starting salary which increases on the successful completion of your diploma.
  • Meals on shift
  • Access to over 15,000 discounts through our Blue Light Card discount scheme
  • Comprehensive training
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Career development opportunities for those that want them
  • Fully funded enhanced DBS

Benefits and rewards


About Kisimul Group

About Kisimul Group:

Kisimul Group Ltd are a group of independent specialist schools, children’s homes and adult provisions providing exceptional residential care and award-winning education to children, young people and adults with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, severe and complex learning difficulties, global development delay and associated challenging behaviour.

Kisimul is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults, children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Kisimul is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality for all

All applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS Check. Kisimul Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

 


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