£19873 per annum
02921 660 880
3 months ago
I have an excellent opportunity for a Children's Support Worker at a service in Friesthorpe, Lincolnshire, which provides support for autism, learning disabilities, global developmental delay, and challenging behaviour in persons aged 16 to 19. The salary for this full time NIGHT SHIFTS role is £19,873. The shift pattern is 38.5 hours a week on a two week rolling rota: 5 nights one week, 2 nights the next week.
The organisation is a long-established provider of quality education and care services to children and young adults, with reports across the board from OFSTED and CQC as good or excellent.
You will be responsible for helping the young people with their morning routine, supporting them whilst at school or with recreational activities.
You will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities on a daily basis which the young people can choose to participate in, including organised trips out, sensory rooms, soft play areas and getting involves with the animals on their on-site farm.
You will ensure that the young people are living as fulfilled a life as possible.
You will be providing personal care when needed or assisting with personal care, building positive and supportive relationships with the young people by meeting their individual physical, emotional and behavioural needs.
Experience working with children in care/Experience working with learning difficulties/Autism or people in a vulnerable situation.
Excellent communication Skills.
To be comfortable with personal care.
To have a passion for working with and caring for children and young people.
You must be prepared to undertake a Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare within first two years of employment. There will be an uplift in salary of approximately £700 once complete
Applicants must not have any previous criminal cautions or convictions, nor any gaps in their employment history.
NB: Own transport is essential as the service is in a rural location, over one mile from sporadic public transport routes.
Extensive training packages with time rostered out of your work rota to attend.
Staff meals whilst on shift
Fully expensed off-site activities and trips to attend alongside our young people
Genuine career development opportunities for those who want them
Full funded DBS checks
**If this opportunity is of interest please click apply below with an up to date CV**