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Children's Support Worker

Posted a month ago by @ Vetro Recruitment

  • Ely, Cambridgeshire
  • Permanent
  • EXCELLENT BENEFITS!!!
  • £27,832 to £30,838 P/Yr
  • Standard
  • Expired - 2 days ago
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I have a BRILLIANT opportunity for a MOTIVATED and RESILIENT individual to join a "GOOD" children's residential service in Ely, Cambridgeshire as a Children's Support Worker, supporting young people aged 8 - 18 years with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD).


Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 (sleep allowance included)
Location: Ely, Cambridgeshire
Hours: Full-Time
Contract: Permanent
Shift pattern: 2 on 4 off shift pattern - 8/10 sleeps a monthly.


We are looking for an EMPATHETIC and DRIVEN individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of young people; to enable them to develop socially, emotionally and behaviourally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for.


You will be committed, passionate and able to engage, encourage and mentor the young people, whilst having a whole lot of fun!

No two days are ever the same as a children's support worker, so you need to be happy to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. It is challenging, but incredibly rewarding work!!

Getting paid to play sports, walking and playing computer games is certainly a perk of the job!!

**Due to the nature of the job and the activities involved, we are only able to consider applicants who have a full UK manual driver's licence**

Benefits of a Children's Support Worker:


  • Opportunity to complete the Level 4 Children & Young People qualification - fully funded!!!

  • Free meals whilst on shift

  • Getting paid to play computer games and go to theme parks!!!

  • Casual dress code

  • Company pension

  • 28 days annual leave

  • Access to discounts for shopping outlets, restaurants and cinemas

  • Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face-to-face training and CPD planning

  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development

  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage


Responsibilities of a Children's Support Worker:


  • To encourage the young people to do activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.

  • To keep the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.

  • To be able to deal with challenging behaviours when needed.

  • Protect children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.

  • Provide support for the children and young people in the home and promote their independence and well-being.

  • Maintain a safe environment for young people.

  • Ensuring the safety of the students and maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of the individual's; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.

  • Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically.

  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers and other professionals that may be involved in the young people's lives such as Psychologists.


Requirements:


  • Experience as a Children's Support Worker, or with Young People is desirable but not essential.

  • Experience within another healthcare or social care setting is desirable but not essential.

  • You must be a car driver as you will be required to transport young people from time to time.

  • You must be over the age of 21.

  • You must be able to commute to Ely, Cambridgeshire.


If you are passionate about the lives of young people and want to make a real difference, supporting young people between the ages of 8 - 18 with EBD, whilst starting on a career path within health & social care - this is the job for you!
Click apply today!!

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