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Support Worker - Waking Nights

  • Location:

    Leyland

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £8.75 - £10.99 per hour, Benefits: overtime, sleep in rate and pension

  • Contact:

    Tom Cox

  • Contact email:

    tom@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0151 559 8680

  • Job ref:

    J531-53

  • Published:

    4 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-13

  • Startdate:

    2021-01-14

  • Consultant:

    Tom Cox

Are you enthusiastic, resilient, and motivated wanting to make a difference in the lives of young people with Autism? Would you love the opportunity to work as a Children Support Worker within a Residential and SEN School setting? 

Supporting young people in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, you can enable them to develop socially, emotionally, and behaviourally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for. The role is challenging but incredibly rewarding! You will be committed, passionate, and able to engage, encourage, and mentor the young people, whilst having a whole lot of fun! 

We have an INCREDIBLE opportunity for a Waking Night Children’s Residential Support Worker to join a FANTASTIC Children’s Residential Service in Leyland, supporting young people between the ages of 8-18 with Autism and Learning Disabilities  

Salary: £8.75 - £10.99 p/h (sleep allowance paid on top)
Location: Leyland, Lancashire 
Hours: 9.45pm - 7.45am

About the Role:
You will be joining an established and experienced Waking Night care team as a Children’s Residential Support Worker. This role is offered on a full-time basis, working on a rolling shift rota. You will receive an in-depth induction and training programme upon joining this Children’s Residential Service, and your duties will include:
  • Encouraging young people to participate in activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age. You will provide support for the children and young people in the home to promote their independence and well-being whilst providing a therapeutic care environment.
  • Ensuring the safety of the young people and maintaining up-to-date knowledge of the individual’s care plan, guidelines, reward system, and preferred method of communication.
  • Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically, dealing with challenging behaviours when needed, and maintaining a safe environment for young people.
  • Developing and maintaining good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers, and other professionals that may be involved in the young people’s lives such as Psychologists.
  • Protecting children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.
  • Keeping the homely, friendly culture and environment of the home.


Benefits:
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays, Company Pension Scheme, Online discounts and cashback rewards, Cycle to work scheme, Dental Insurance, Travel Insurance, Healthcare Cash plan
  • Comprehensive training package including scheduled ongoing face-to-face training, Continuous Professional Development planning, and plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and support you in your career development.
  • Opportunity to undertake your NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People
  • Free meals on shift.
  • No two days are the same.
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of children and make a positive difference.
Key Skills Required:
  • Experience as a Children’s Support Worker, or with Young People is desirable.
  • You must be over the age of 18.
  • NVQ or QCF level 3 in Children & Young People is desirable. 
  • Must be flexible and willing to work shifts and weekends.
We are also looking for a Team Leader (Days) for the service (Pay 10.99 p/h - you must have your NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People to apply for this role)

Can you deliver a holistic and integrated approach to care and really make a difference to the young people with Autism? If this sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you. Click ‘APPLY’ now and one of the Vetro team will be in touch.

www.vetrorecruitment.co.uk

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