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Support Worker

  • Location:

    Wigan, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £20000 - £22000 per annum + overtime and pension

  • Contact:

    Tom Cox

  • Contact email:

    tom@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    895579_1581517262

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-13

  • Consultant:

    Tom Cox

Support Workers required to join an established social care organisation, specifically to work in their specialist secure services, based just outside of Wigan, Lancashire

We are recruiting into 2 servcies -

  • Child Care Workers - Wigan - 24 hour rota basis - 39 hour week
  • Child Care Worker - St Helens - 38 hour week available. Both services support young people, aged 7-19 who have EBD, MH and/or challenging behaviours.

The service in Wigan is a home for boys 7 to 19 with emotional behaviour difficulties and mental health needs providing specialist therapeutic residential support - with education.

The service in St Helens is a secure setting with education for young people aged 10 to 18 years. It consists of two six bedded secure units, one of which is female only.

Responsibilities

  • To deliver the best possible outcomes for the young people in your care, within a caring, homely environment.
  • Promote relationships between staff, young people and the community
  • To work closely with the Manager to ensure the service is managed efficiently, meeting OFSTED standards.

Salary

£20000 - £22000

Requirements

  • Experience working in Children's Residential services is not essential - we will accept applicants from support workers who have experience with adults with challenging behaviours as extensive training is given for these roles.
  • Possessing the Level 3 Diploma in the Children and Young People's Workforce or equivalent is desirable.

If this sounds like something you are interested, click apply! Or refer a friend for up to £250!!