Support Worker

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Shrewsbury
Salary
19000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual + GBP19000 - GBP23000/annum Inc sleep over payments
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
27 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
We are recruiting for a Qualified Support Worker to join a fantastic residential service for children and young people with disabilities. The role is based in Shrewsbury and within easy commute of Telford, Birmingham & Wolverhampton.
Our client is an established provider of Residential Childcare with a proven record of creating home environments that exceed children's needs. They facilitate children in their care to express their characters, establish their independence and become their own person.
As a Qualified Support Worker you will be making a huge difference to lives of children with disabilities and those who have suffered trauma and abuse.
The role includes:
* Organising and accompanying the young people on social activities and appointments
* Helping the young people to over come difficulties or disadvantages holding them back from fulfilling their potential
* Recording the young persons activity & reporting key aspects of their care
* Promoting the young persons independence and developing their life skills
Whilst the role has it's challenges, the results you will see from the children you work with offer incomparable job satisfaction. Could this be you?
You must be at least 21 years of age and have the following:
?? 1 Years residential experience working with young people
?? Full driving license with access to own transport
?? Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People / Residential Childcare (or equivalent)
If you meet the above specification then please get in touch ASAP, the successful applicant will be rewarded with:
?? Market leading rates of pay with additional over time & sleep-in enhancements
?? On-going career progression including the opportunity to eventually complete a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management
?? Flexible working hours
?? 28 days holiday per year
?? Minimum 2% pension contributions
?? Nursery Tax Credits / Childcare Vouchers
?? Extensive in-house training
If this could be you, please don't hesitate and apply immediately!! The successful applicant will be appointed subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS check