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Childrens Support Worker

  • Job reference: APChildresiRoss
  • Location: Rossendale, Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Social Care
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Job description: All Therapeutic Care Workers must be able to demonstrate, and share, positive personal values and, ideally, understand the impact of disorganised attachment, complex trauma and dissociation. They will promote the highest standards of care, safeguarding and have good knowledge of Children's Homes legislation and quality care standards. They will work consistently to inspire and ensure that all young people in the Therapeutic Residential Children's Home are able to fulfil and achieve their individual targeted outcomes.

Hours: Employment is offered on a full-time or part time basis, or as bank staff. Full time amounts to 37.5 hours per week, as agreed with the registered manager, plus sleep-ins. All shifts are available working on a rota'd basis which include sleep-ins, days, evenings and weekends.

Requirements: Qualified to Level 3 (NVQ/QCF - Level 3 or Diploma - Residential Childcare (England) or Children Young People Workforce or equivalent.) (If you have NVQ Level 3 Health & Social Care we will support people to achieve YPW). A full driving licence valid to drive in the UK, and access to a vehicle with business insurance is essential for the role. Due to legislation, the minimum age requirement for staff is 22 years and above. Full Induction training, mandatory training and continuous professional development will be provided for all employees. Experience of working in a similar setting is vital due to the nature of the work.

Pay: £9.18/ £9.69 per hour (Dependent on qualifications and experience.)

If you are interested in this role or looking for a new role within Social Services in the UK, please contact Alex Procter on 01772 208 964

*Service Care Solutions also offer a referral fee of £250 for anyone you may know. Once they are placed and complete their probationary period you receive a £250 bonus! *

Working with Service Care Solutions offers you a number of benefits including:

* A specialist consultant within an experience and dedicated recruitment team
* Excellent rates of pay
* An extensive range of vacancies available throughout the UK
* Payroll service twice a week