Children & Young People Support Worker (Drivers)

    One of the largest Children Services are now recruiting for Residential Support Worker for their 3 bed home in Taunton, Somerset. You will be supporting 7 – 18 year olds who mainly have EBD, traumatic / neglected backgrounds, learning disabilities, mental health, ASD, ADHD, self-harm and who will be verbally challenging.

    Main Job Role:
    – This is a professional parental role offering therapeutic / emotional support
    – Work together in a team to help get them up in the mornings to putting them to bed at night
    – Get involved in preparing & helping them with meals (breakfast, dinner and lunch)
    – Support them out in the community
    – Get stuck in with their daily 121 / group activities – bowling, going for a walk, education activities…
    – No personal care

    Qualifying candidates:
    – Have experience working with 7 – 18 year olds in care
    – Must be a car driver with your own car
    – You must be 21 years old or over
    – To get the higher end of the salary, you MUST have a qualification to work in children residential care home. We accept the following qualifications: Diploma / NVQ / QCF level 3 in:
    * Children & Young People`s Workforce
    * Health & Social Care in Children
    * Health & Social Care in Social Care Pathway
    * Caring for Children & Young People
    * Residential Childcare
    WE DO NOT accept Health and Social Care in Adults.

    Contract / Terms:
    – Salary including sleeps is £23,581 – £24,777 per annum = £8.25 – £8.75 an hour
    – Sleep-ins are paid at £62.64 per sleep = £7,516.80 per annum
    – You will work 9/10 shifts per month of 2 days on and 4 days off
    – Shifts are 7:30am – 10:30pm (sleep) 7am – 7:30am/8am

    Benefits (pro rota):
    – You will be provided with an excellent training program with full support
    – Career progression – this is an exciting time to join as there are a number of progression opportunities
    – Will be given the chance to complete your NVQ / QCF level 3
    – You will get 14 shifts off as annual leave / holiday
    – Company Pension scheme

    If you have the right skills or experience for this role; then please call Jeet on (phone number removed) or email your CV with the job reference number to: Jeet.Kaur @ (url removed) – thank you and good luck with your job search

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    Salary : £23581 – £24777/annum Benefits

    Tagged as: Full Time