Support Worker - Learning Disability School - Hereford

Newcross Healthcare
14.21 GBP Hourly
06 Aug 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
We are looking for the most compassionate and caring Support Workers to join our team, providing support to children and young adults in a learning disability school setting. Our successful candidates will hold a NVQ3 in Children's and Young People's Workforce.The Position:You will be working with clients on a 1-to-1 basis, and thus must be a confident lone worker, however also happy to participate in wider MDT discussions. As a naturally compassionate individual, you will be dedicated to empowering each and every individual in your care, promoting their independence and protecting their dignity at all times.Our person-centred service is designed to enable our clients to interact confidently and successfully with their families, friends and local community; you will play an essential role in this - also striving to promote any educational activities on offer.We have flexible full and part time hours available in schools in both Hereford and Bromyard, with shifts ranging from early mornings to late nights and anything in-between, allowing you to work hours suited to your availability. The Benefits:Up to GBP14.21/hr, paid weekly including holiday payPermanent, flexible contract with guaranteed hoursFree uniform and ongoing training through credits earned as you workAgreed mileage payments for most clientsCriminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial joining periodOnline area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a yearLocal line manager and branch support based in HerefordRecommend a Friend scheme paying up to GBP500 per successful referralThe Local Branch:Opened in 2015, your local branch is situated in Kemble House on Broad Street in Hereford city centre. We cover a wide area of Herefordshire, offering shifts from Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye up to Leominster and Bromyard.If you want to join a team that shares core values of trust, expertise and empathy, then please do apply today.The RequirementsThe right to live and work in the UKAt least 3 months' previous paid experience working in a care environment in the UK within the last 3 yearsReferee contact details for your current place of work, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for all employments in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobsNVQ3 in Children and Young People's WorkforceYour own transport is desirableClick the Apply Now button to begin your application.If you cannot apply online, please call . Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.