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  • Location:

    Brecon

  • Sector:

    Care & Supported Housing

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £12.61 - £16.88 per hour

  • Contact:

    Dana Frunzaru

  • Contact email:

    dana@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J7800

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-02

  • Startdate:

    2022-06-20

  • Consultant:

    Dana Frunzaru

Do you have an interest in supporting children with needs associated with autism? Are you enthusiastic, resilient, and driven to enrich and make a difference in the lives of these people? 
We are actively seeking experienced Children Support Workers to join a team of creative professionals working in a residential home that provides specialist support for up to 10 children with Learning disabilities and autism aged between 8 -18 years old. The service comprises both a residential home and school. 

The spacious and modern home is spread over two floors promoting a family feel and offers a wide range of learning and living options for its service users. Each child has their own bedroom and are encouraged to get creative and put their own personal stamp on their own space. 
The children are supported to socialise and meet lifelong friends in a safe and nurturing environment. The approach blends a mixture of education and care with therapeutic support to focus directly on life, work and independence skills. 
Getting paid to do arts and crafts, baking, football and cinema trips is a great perk of the job! 

Payrate:
  • £12.61 per hour on Weekdays (inclusive of holiday pay)*
  • £12,89 per hour Weekends (inclusive of holiday pay) *
  • £16.88 per hour Bank Holidays 
  • Location: Brecon 
Hours: Full time and Part time hours available (shift pattern is flexible, a mixture of weekdays and weekends) *

Shift Pattern: 8am-8pm, 8pm-8am, 8.30am-3.30pm, 3.30pm-8.30pm

*Due to the location of the site it is essential that you have your own transport!*

Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face-to-face training. Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development. Excellent Rates of pay, weekly pay, and no payroll charges
Free online training and subsidised practical training (TMVA, PMVA, PBM) 
Flexible working hours to suit your needs.
  • Shifts scheduled and booked via a Shift App
  • 24-hour support line from
  • 121 personal relationship with Consultant
Responsibilities:
  • Encouraging young people to participate in activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.
  • Dealing with challenging behaviours when needed.
  • Protecting children and young people from risks to their health and welfare. Maintaining a safe environment for young people.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Requirements:
  • Experience as a Support Worker, or with Young People is desirable but not essential.
  • You must be over the age of 21.
Can you deliver a holistic and integrated approach to care and really make a difference to young people with Emotional Behavioural Disorders? If this sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you. Click the ‘APPLY’ now and one of the team will be in touch.