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Children & Young People Support Worker

Job Description

A well established Children Services are now recruiting for Support Workers for their 5 bed Residential Care Homes in Lymington, Hampshire. You will be supporting Children & Young People from 8 - 19 year olds who have ASD (learning disabilities, Autism, high functioning Aspergers) and mental health who will display challenging behaviour.

Main Job Role:
- Offer therapeutic / emotional support
- Work together in a team to help get them up in the mornings to putting them to bed at night
- Get involved in preparing & helping them with meals (Breakfast, dinner and lunch)
- Support them out in the community
- Get stuck in with their daily 121 / group activities - bowling, going for a walk, education activities...
- Prompt only with personal care

Qualifying candidates:
- Have life, paid, personal or voluntary experience in care (any sector / setting)
- The homes are based 25mins walk down a dark county lane from the train station
- Must 18 years old or over

Contract / Terms:
- Salary will be between £3,627 - £19,198 per annum
- £8.72 an hour (goes up after probation)
- £9.23 an hour if you have a Diploma / NVQ / QCF Level 3 in Children & Young People`s Workforce
- Full or part time (contracts available: 8, 16, 32 or 40 hours a week)
- Sleeps are available at request paid at £50 per sleep
- Shifts are 7:30am - 3:30pm and 3pm - 11pm (long days available too)

Benefits (pro rota):
- You will be provided with an excellent training program with full support
- 6 weeks annual leave
- Will be given the chance to complete your NVQ / QCF level 3
- Discount on high street brands and shopping
- Childcare vouchers
- Career progression (several progression opportunities)
- Company Pension scheme

If you have the right skills or experience for this role; then please call Jeet on 0117 9486300 or email your CV with the job reference number to: Jeet.Kaur @ - thank you and good luck with your job search

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