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Residential Support Worker

Residential Support Worker

JOB DESCRIPTION: RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT WORKER, Airdrie

Our Mission Statement

Bridging the gap with LOVE ……..

Our Vision Statement

“To innovate with LOVE as a concept for global living and wellbeing. We were founded believing that all services should be delivered with LOVE”

Who are we?

LOVE@Care are a leading Scottish Care provider and we have opportunities for Residential Support Workers in the Airdrie area. LOVE@Care can regularly be seen on Scottish news broadcasts sharing the positive changes we are trying to implement across the sector to improve pay and conditions for carers. Without the best people, we cannot provide the highest level of service our users have come to expect. We understand that as rewarding a job in care can be, at times it can also be demanding, which is why we have invested in our on-site Wellbeing and Counselling Department that all staff have access to.

What qualities make a great Residential Support Worker?

Empathic, professional, and caring with a genuine interest in young people.

You don’t need to have experience in a care background, having the drive and commitment to help support the young people in our care achieve their goals, will see you excel in this role. We provide all our staff with ongoing mentoring, training, and development opportunities to provide you with an exciting and rewarding career path.

As a Residential Worker your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing a warm nurturing environment to enable our young people to feel safe to thrive and grow.
  • An ability to work in a positive, respectful, and empowering way with all young people to promote good relationships and encourage achievement, whilst being a positive role model.
  • Having an understanding of the principles of safeguarding and child protection legislation.
  • Participating in the content and update of care planning, supporting the young person’s short- and long-term goals.
  • Working in a positive way with parents and partner agencies to ensure the best opportunities are available for our young people.
  • Ensuring each young person is provided with the most effective and appropriate supports for their individual, present and future developmental needs, promoting positive outcomes.
  • Maintaining all records and reports that are required by LOVE in terms of the guidelines and regulations and in the interests of communicating effectively within a professional care team.
  • Attending meetings as appropriate and participating in the effective, supportive, and efficient working of the staff team.
  • Working cooperatively and communicating as part of a team

Specifications for this role-

  • To be committed to your own personal and professional development
  • Basic IT skills
  • HNC Social care desirable or be willing to work towards this
  • SVQ3 Children and Young People Desirable or be willing to work towards
  • A valid manual driving license and access to a car (essential)
  • PVG check (company-funded)

Our benefits-

As a part of the role, we will provide you with some exciting benefits and ongoing training, and development opportunities including-

  • Holiday entitlement up to 33 days
  • Paid induction training
  • Wage advances
  • Health & well-being support with free counseling
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Career progression opportunities

Salary: £21,000.00-£23,000.00 per annum

Job Type: Permanent

License:

Driving License with access to own vehicle (Required)

PVG (for Adults or Kids) (Preferred)

Submit your application at https://forms.office.com/r/qVBjGSgq1y or contact us at recruitment@l-o-v-e.org.uk / 01355 721 317.

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