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Support Worker

  • Location:

    Bacup, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £9.00 - £11.00 per hour + £65.68, per sleep

  • Contact:

    Tom Cox

  • Contact email:

    tom@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    TC0074_1583320820

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-03

  • Consultant:

    Tom Cox

I am recruiting for an experienced Support Worker and a Senior Support Worker to join a well established organisation that offers care and support to Children and Young People.

The specific home we are recruiting for cares for up to 4 girls, aged between 10-18, who have experienced trauma in their lives, leading to potential challenging behaviours.

Responsibilities

  • Support and care for vulnerable young people
  • ensure all children and young people are cared and supported to OFSTED standards
  • Work with Seniors, Deputies and Managers.
  • Provide day to day support, care and guidance to children and teenagers in a residential setting.
  • Focus on therapeutic care and support.
  • Encourage young people to succeed and progress through education and other activities.

Salary and Hours

£9.00 - £9.50 p/h for the Support Worker post

£9.50 - £11.00 p/h for the Senior Support Worker post

Sleeps are paid at a rate of £65.68, per sleep.

You will work on a 160 hour month, working a mixture of long shifts (9:30am - 11:00pm), or shorter shifts (12:00pm - 11:00pm).

Sleeps are shared between team and not always attached to shifts.

Requirements

  • NVQ Level 3 in Children and Young people or equivalent.
  • Driving Licence.
  • Experience working Children's Residential services is desirable

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