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Children & Young People Support Worker (Drivers)

  • Location:

    Bridgwater, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Medical and Healthcare, Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £23581 per annum + Benefits

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Job Description

One of the largest Children Services are now recruiting for Residential Support Workers for their 3 bed home in Bridgwater, Somerset. You will be supporting 7 - 18 year olds who mainly have EBD, traumatic / neglected backgrounds, learning disabilities, mental health, ASD, ADHD, self-harm and who will be verbally challenging.

Main Job Role:
- This is a professional parental role offering 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...
- No personal care

Qualifying candidates:
- Have experience working with 7 - 18 year olds in care
- Must be a car driver with your own car
- You must be 21 years old or over
- To get the higher end of the salary, you MUST have a qualification to work in children residential care home. We accept the following qualifications: Diploma / NVQ / QCF level 3 in:
* Children & Young People`s Workforce
* Health & Social Care in Children
* Health & Social Care in Social Care Pathway
* Caring for Children & Young People
* Residential Childcare
WE DO NOT accept Health and Social Care in Adults.

Contract / Terms:
- Salary including sleeps is £23,581.80 per annum = £8.21 - £8.50 an hour
- Sleep-ins are paid at £62.64 per sleep = £7,516.80 per annum
- You will work 9/10 shifts per month of 2 days on and 4 days off
- Shifts are 7:30am - 10:30pm (sleep) 7am - 7:30am/8am

Benefits (pro rota):
- You will be provided with an excellent training program with full support
- Career progression - this is an exciting time to join as there are a number of progression opportunities
- Will be given the chance to complete your NVQ / QCF level 3
- You will get 14 shifts off as annual leave / holiday
- 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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