£8.50 - £9.50 per hour
3 months ago
We are currently recruiting Support Workers to work with students providing care and support to promote their independence and personal development in all areas of their life. We have a 24-hour rota and shifts are available for day, evening and waking nights. We are looking for enthusiastic, talented support workers.
Our Client is a leading National organisation in the offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.
Residential support staff promote learning in the evenings and weekends during all extended curriculum activities, and during the weekdays will accompany the students into college lessons and provide support under the direction of the teacher.
The successful candidate will show a strong commitment to providing an excellent service, and a good understanding of the value and importance of educational opportunities for all young people.
Level 3 Diploma/award in Health and Social Care (or an agreement to work towards this qualification in-house) is essential for this position.
Experience of working with young people with learning difficulties and disabilities is desirable and experience of working in an educational environment would also be an advantage.
- Weekly Pay.
- Flexible shift patterns to fit lifestyle commitments.
- Full-Time Support Workers contracts and temp to perm contracts also available
- 28 days Holiday (including bank holidays)
- Free Training - Weekly pay
- Choose your shifts using Vetro's very own shift booking app
- £50 Love2Shop referral scheme - Employee of the month scheme
- CV writing support and career advice
- Quick registration (including online Enhanced DBS check)
- 24/7 support from our dedicated team of recruitment consultants
At Vetro Recruitment, we have over 25 years experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our 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.
Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.
All 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.
'On Wednesday 10th October, Vetro Recruitment Consultants Aidan Ruffinato and Joe Irving will be holding a drop-in recruitment day to speak to people who are interested in care and support work in and around the Preston area. The day will be held at St Johns Shopping Centre (PR1 1FB) between 9am-4pm. If you looking to further or start a career in care and you would like to know more information on the roles available at the moment, please do pop down for an informal chat. We also offer a generous refer a friend scheme - so do bring a friend!'