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Care and Support Assistant

  • Job reference: CSADCC
  • Location: Tiverton, Devon
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Care and Support Assistant needed for Devon Council, £10.14 ltd per hour - 4 locations available

Start Date- ASAP
Contract End date- 3 months (chance of extension)
Hours per week - negotiable
Pay rate - £10.14 per hour
Locations - Tiverton, Barnstaple, Exeter or Honiton

Job Description
The ethos of the services is to provide a children's home in line with individual needs and care plans for Children and Young People with additional needs. To enhance and promote the life experiences and independence skills of the young people. This work will take place in a children's home based in Devon and will include supporting the young person in accessing local facilities. The units will be open will be open 52 weeks a year and provide a service in a flexible way based on the needs of the individual young people.

To involve children and families in the day to day running of the service, providing children and young people with the opportunity to express their views in an age appropriate way and to have their opinions taken into account and to be able to influence the shaping of services.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Experience Required
*Experience of working with young people with complex special/additional needs including learning disability, autistic spectrum disorders, mental health issues, medical/physical needs and behavioural difficulties
*Knowledge of Safeguarding policies and procedures there isn't a level in knowledge just in training
*Basic computer skills
*Diploma 3 in Children & Young People
*Short courses that are relevant to the role i.e. Autism Awareness, First Aid, Food Hygiene, Medication administration, Team teach
*Ability to carry out the duties of the post with reasonable adjustments where necessary
*Ability to travel in line with DDA


If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV - jemma.molloy@servicecare.org.uk

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
* An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week.
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available.
* Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.
* Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.