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Care Assistant - Children's

  • Location:

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £8.33 - £9.33 per hour + Overtime, Pension

  • Contact:

    Tom Cox

  • Contact email:

    tom@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    0285_1536739948

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-12

  • Consultant:

    Tom Cox

Care Assistant - We are currently recruiting for a number of Children's Care Workers to work within a residential setting for Children and Young People who have mild, moderate and severe autistic spectrum conditions and associated complex learning needs based in homes around the Preston area.

As a member of our residential care team you will strive to bring out the best in every young person by supporting and guiding them in their daily lives. This could be in the form of helping the young person at school, accompanying them to take part in an activity (walking, horse riding, trampolining, Duke of Edinburgh etc.) or simply assisting them in completion of general daily tasks, including morning and night time routines.

Benefits

  • Opportunities in Ribbleton, Grimsargh, Penwortham, Lostock Hall and Leyland
  • Flexible working hours
  • 33 days annual leave (inc. bank holidays)
  • Full paid training- relevant qualifications are desirable, but not essential
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option
  • Health Cash Plan

We are looking for passionate, professional and dedicated employees to work with children and young adults with autistic spectrum disorders and challenging behaviour. The service is a Residential Home that is linked with a nearby specialist school. Whilst the Young People attend school you will remain at the house, it is desirable that you can drive so that Young People can be taken to and from School/Activities.

To apply you will need the following:- Minimum 6 months experience caring for Children in a residential setting- Patience and understanding of learning disabilities and challenging behaviours

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