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  • Location:

    Meldreth

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18616 - £20800 per annum, Benefits: GREAT Benefits Package!

  • Contact:

    Lewis Hill

  • Contact email:

    lewis@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J4848

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-05

  • Startdate:

    2021-08-23

  • Consultant:

    Lewis Hill

I am currently recruiting a number of Children & Young People’s Support Workers to join a children’s home and school in Meldreth, near Royston, that provides education, care and therapeutic support for children and young people aged 9-19 years with severe and profound communication difficulties. 
Associated conditions include cerebral palsy, autism, brain injury and degenerative disorders.
 
Location: Meldreth (SG8 postcode)
Salary: £18,616 - £20,800 (dependant on experience and qualifications)
Hours: 4 week rota pattern – Average 40hrs per week (there is flexibility in the pattern, but be aware that weekend work is involved) 
 
As a Children’s & Young People’s Support Worker, you’ll find that although it is a challenging role, it’s also incredibly rewarding. Ultimately, I am looking for people with a passion to build relationships and positively change the lives of children and young people. So, whilst previous experience would be highly beneficial; it’s not essential. What’s more important is that you can demonstrate the right attitude to make a real difference.
 
Benefits:
  • Full training and continued support
  • Opportunity to study the Level 3 diploma in Residential Child Care - fully funded!
  • Working at a site with brand new, state of the art facilities!
  • 30 days’ holiday including bank holidays
  • Life assurance and pension
  • Health cash back plan
  • Car lease scheme
  • Bike to work scheme 
  • Perk box
  • Free parking
Responsibilities & Key Duties:
  • Providing exceptionally high levels of care during all daily activities such as washing, dressing, socialising, learning, washing/personal care.
  • Assisting with therapy sessions such as hydrotherapy and rebound therapy.
  • Communicating effectively and building strong relationships that will empower the children and young people to grow and develop.
  • Creating a safe, supportive and enjoyable environment.
  • Helping to develop their learning and social skills at every opportunity.
Successful Children & Young People’s Support Workers Will Demonstrate:
  • A willingness and eagerness to learn and go the extra mile.
  • An ability to guide and encourage supportive independence wherever possible.
  • Exceptional patience and communication skills.
  • Resilience alongside a robust and positive nature.
  • An ability to be creative in meeting the needs of the young people or children. 
So, if you’re a professional with the drive to make a real difference to the lives of children and young people, helping to transform and shape their future, then I want to hear from you!

Click ‘APPLY’ now and I will be in touch.

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