Children’s Support Worker
Are you looking for a new exciting role where you can dedicate your time to making children’s lives better and to help them achieve their full potential? If the answer is yes, then we would love to hear from you!
Your new company
The company looks after children who have EBD (Emotional and Behavioural Disorders) and who require extra support with learning or physical disabilities – You will be working closely with these children to provide them with the care they require to live their life to gain the fullest potential. The home prides themselves on providing the children with a happy, safe, stable environment where they can truly be themselves.
The Support Workers realise that every child is different and they all require support for different aspects of their life so each child has a ICP (Individual Care Plan) that is tailored to their needs and requirements to ensure they are getting the best possible care.
Your new role
Being a Support Worker for children is an incredibly rewarding role and there’s no other job that will provide you with as much job satisfaction at this one! Of course it comes with its challenges but the results you see are extremely worth it.
As a Support Worker there are no two days that are the same – it keeps you on your toes!
Your daily duties will be but are not limited to: getting the children up in the morning and ready for the day (whether this be for school or for whatever the day may bring for them) personal care will be required within this role, supporting them at meal times, playing games and taking part in activities with them during the day; this could be drawing/painting, games, trips out into the community (park, beach, town or on the minibus), helping them to tidy their room and anything else they require your support with.
You will take on the role of a key worker which means that you will be expected to form accurate records, case notes and work using a person-centred approach which is tailored to each individual child.
Full time hours (Sleep in’s may be required – around 1 per week)
AM: 7am – 3pm
PM: 2pm – 10pm
Long days: 7am – 10pm
Waking Nights – 10pm – 8am
What you’ll need to succeed
A minimum of 6 months experience supporting children ideally within a residential setting
NVQ Level 2 or 3 within a child or adult setting is desirable, but not essential
You will also be dedicated to making a difference in children’s lives
Ideally you will also be able to drive.
A DBS on the update service is desirable
What you’ll get in return
* Weekly pay
* A friendly supportive office team available 24/7 with our on call system
* Career progression
* Referral bonuses
* Flexible working
* Holiday pay
What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
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