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Children's Support Worker

  • Location: Neath
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Care
  • Salary: £20377 - £24607 per annum EXCELLENT BENEFIT PACKAGE!
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Jordan Allan

I have an AMAZING opportunity for PASSIONATE and COMMITTED individuals to join a BRAND NEW children's residential service as a Children's Support Worker in the Banwen area of Neath Port Talbot.

We are looking for an ENTHUSIASTIC, RESILIENT and MOTIVATED individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of young people; to enable them to develop socially, emotionally and behaviourally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for.

**Due to the nature of the job and the activities involved, we are only able to consider applicants who have a full driver's licence and are over the age of 21**

Salary: £23,400- £25,900(not including sleep allowance)

Location: Banwen, Neath Port Talbot (SA10 postcode)

Hours: 8:00am - 10:30pm (Mixture of long days and afternoons)

Shift pattern: 2-week rotation

Contract: Permanent

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to complete the Level 4 Children & Young People qualification - fully funded!!!
  • Bonus' every quarter for hitting personal targets!
  • Free meals whilst on shift
  • Casual dress code
  • Company pension
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Access to discounts for shopping outlets, restaurants and cinemas
  • Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face-to-face training and CPD planning
  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

Responsibilities of a Children's Support Worker:

  • To encourage the young people to do activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.
  • To keep the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.
  • To be able to deal with challenging behaviours when needed.
  • Protect children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.
  • Provide support for the children and young people in the home and promote their independence and well-being.
  • Maintain a safe environment for young people.
  • Ensuring the safety of the students and maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of the individual's; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.
  • Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers and other professionals involved in the young people's lives such as Psychologists.

Requirements:

  • Experience as a Children's Support Worker, or with Young People is desirable but not essential.
  • Experience within another healthcare or social care setting is desirable.
  • You must be a car driver as you will be required to transport young people occasionally.
  • You must be over the age of 21.
  • NVQ or QCF level 3 in Children & Young People is desirable.
  • You must be able to commute to Banwen, Neath Port Talbot.

If you want to make a difference in the lives of young people as a Children's Support Worker and are looking to make a positive impact, supporting young people between the ages of 10 - 18 years old in health & social care, whilst starting on a career path within health & social care - this is the PERFECT job for you!

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