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Job title:
Residential Support Worker - Abbeyford short breaks
Job reference:
People's Services
SCP 12 to 17 plus 2 increments for weekend working
From: 11,455.50 To: 12,647.50 per annum
18.50 per week
Closing date:


Abbeyford short breaks is rated outstanding with Ofsted and is seeking to appoint a part time Residential Support Worker. Abbeyford provides short breaks to children and young people ( age 7-18) with learning disabilities, and who have health or behavioural needs.

The service is committed to providing a high standard of care to all children and young people who attend. We promote a positive environment in which their social, emotional, physical and educational needs are met.

The successful candidate will be required to work a shift pattern including evenings, weekends, bank holidays and also undertake sleep ins and waking nights for which an additional allowance is payable. You must have knowledge of child development and be able to identify and respond to young peoples needs. You must be available at short notice to work and also have two years experience supporting children or young people with learning disabilities.

You will receive regular supervision and support, including in-house training opportunities.

The Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

This post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure.

If you require any further information regarding this role please do not hesitate to contact Paul Spencer - Registered Manager or Marie Quirk - Deputy Manager on 01744 677277.

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