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Children's Residential Support Worker

  • Location:

    Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £8.50 - £9.53 per hour + weekly pay

  • Contact:

    Rachel Hutchings

  • Contact email:

    rachel@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BarryCRSW_1557831894

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-13

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Rachel Hutchings

Vetro Recruitment are looking for support worker superheroes to join the team!

Hours: 7:30am - 11pm, sometimes with a sleep-in required (flexible agency work)

Pay: £8.50 - £9.53 per hour including holiday pay

Benefits: Flexible work, weekly pay and a dedicated consultant

Requirements: Minimum of six months experience within the Social Care sector and a full UK driving licence

***DUE TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE ROLE, WE ARE UNABLE TO CONSIDER ANYONE WITHOUT A FULL UK DRIVING LICENCE***

The opportunity:

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children and young people? We are looking for passionate people to join our lovely team of Support Workers. You will have the chance to work on a flexible agency basis in a children's residential home in Barry that supports young males with emotional behavioural difficulties. The home offers placements to young people aged 10-16 years who display challenging and harmful behaviours.

Not only will you be working in the most rewarding sector there is, but you'll also be in control of when you work and where you work. As well as supporting this home in Barry, you will have the chance to work at a variety of children's services across South Wales (Cardiff and the Vale, Torfaen, RCT, Blaenau Gwent, Newport and more). We support children's residential homes, transitional services and respite care for 9 - 21 year olds. We've got lots of other support worker jobs with these same clients. Why not take the opportunity to work with these homes on a flexible basis to see where your next permanent opportunity will be?

Shifts available:

The home we support in Barry generally require 7:30am to 11pm shifts. This is similar to most children's residential services, although there are also often sleep-in shifts available which can boost your hours and pay! We do have other services who require various shifts - anything from 12 hour day shifts to waking nights, so it is best to get in contact about what you are looking for in particular.

Your experience:

In an ideal world, you will have at least six months experience supporting children and young people with complex needs or emotional behavioural difficulties. On the other hand, we also love giving people the opportunity to experience a new sector who have supported other client groups within the Social Care sector but always wanted the chance to support young people!

The pay:

As a children's residential support worker, you will earn between £8.50 and £10.70 per hour dependent on qualification. You'll be paid on a weekly basis and have the choice of earning holiday pay straight away or accruing your holiday throughout the year. You even have the option to work with a FCSA-accredited company to benefit from statutory employment rights and discounts worth hundreds of pounds in day to day savings - you can even get a discount on your weekly food shop!

To apply:

If you're ready to apply, perfect! Send your CV to to start a quick and easy registration. Not quite ready or have some questions? Feel free to call me on 02921 660880 for a chat about the opportunities available!

At Vetro Care, we have over 100 years' combined recruitment experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We are REC and CIW registered and pride ourselves on the service we offer our clients and candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role.

Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.

www.vetrorecruitment.co.uk

Vetro Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.