Support worker

  • Location:

    Southport, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £8 - £10 per hour + Pension

  • Contact:

    Chad Brown

  • Contact email:

    chad@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Southport18_1523543003

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-05-12

  • Consultant:

    Chad Brown

Our client is situated in the heart of Southport as a educational residential school along with homes where children and young adults attend across southport Lancashire. The college makes the most of its position and much of the extended and college curriculum is located within the community and vocational settings within the region. The college is a co-educational residential and day specialist college for students aged 16-25 years with learning difficulties and disabilities and or behavioural and social difficulties. Individual College programmes of day or residential support are available as either 38 or 52 week placements for up to a three year period and are subject to regular reviews to ensure student needs are being met. The focus is to ensure that learners are prepared for independent adult life as much as is possible.

Our client provides an inclusive Communication Environment that supports learners with their individualised Communication systems. This includes spoken words, Signing, Symbols and both high tech and low tech AAC systems..

We are recruiting for talented and enthusiastic Residential Support / Care Workers for our children's/ young adult's homes.

Experience working in a care setting supporting people with complex learning disabilities and communication, behavioural and sensory impairments is preferred but not essential. Level 3 Health & Social Care qualification advantageous but not essential.

The roles will involve providing daily care and support for our children and young people including personal care needs, mobility, daily routine support, communication, independent living skills, learning and leisure activities. Some challenging behaviours may present, so similar experience is preferred but not essential.