residential childcare worker in kilmarnock

17 September 2019
rebecca prentice, randstad care
job type
£ 19,500 - £ 22,500 per year
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kilmarnock, scotland
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 19,500 - £ 22,500 per year
Children services
reference number
rebecca prentice, randstad care
0131 240 0887

job description

Are you an experienced Children's Residential Support Worker looking for a challenge in a brand new service?

If the answer is yes, then we need you!

Randstad is looking for support workers to join a new team, in a 1-2-1 service supporting a young person with challenging behaviour.

What can Randstad offer you?
- Competitive rates
- An employee discount scheme
- Unlimited friend referral bonuses
- An immediate start
- An easy online booking system
- Extensive training in industry standard courses supported by online learning
- Help with SSSC registration
- Support from within the team and a dedicated Randstad consultant
- Excellent career progression opportunities
- Opportunities to pick up ad hoc shifts

A successful support worker will be responsible for:
- Working effectively as part of a team
- Supporting service users to engage with their peers
- Working to a '4-on-4-off' rota
- Liaising with the service manager and MDT to provide consistent care
- Supporting an individual with challenging behaviour and childhood trauma issues
- Maintaining a professional manner and working to National Care Standards

To be successful in your application, you will:
- Have previous experience working with challenging behaviour in young people
- Have had CAMHS or equivalent training (desirable)
- Have flexibility in the roles undertaken
- Have strong communication skills
- Be registered under the PVG scheme
- Have a full driving licence (desirable)
- Have obtained an SVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care, or equivalent

If this sounds like the position for you, don't delay!
Apply now and one of our team may call you for an informal chat to take your application to the next stage.

Alternatively, if you would like some more information, email or give Rebecca Prentice a call on 013 1240 0887.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


be able to manage challenging situations,emotional intelligence,resilient



educational requirements