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Full / Part Time Children's Support Worker (Drivers ONLY)

  • Location:

    Pilning, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Education & Training, Medical and Healthcare, Social Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £17492 - £19531 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jeet

  • Contact email:

    jeet.kaur@bssocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BSC/514301_1550594343

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    21/03/2019

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

A well established Education and Residential Children Services are recruiting for Support Workers for their 2 residential Children`s home. One of the homes is a 6 bed home in Pilning, Bristol and the other home is a 4 bed home in Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire. You will be supporting children & young people between the ages of 8 - 19 year olds who have either come from abuse, neglected backgrounds or they have ASD (Autism) and Aspergers who have associated co-morbidities such as self harm, EBD, ADHD who will display challenging behaviour (more verbal).

Main Job Role:
- Supporting children through their morning, mealtime and evening routines
- Acting as a professional parent and role model
- Domestic tasks such as cleaning, laundry, shopping and collecting medication
- Liaising & report writing for families and professionals (e.g. Social Workers)
- Support with free time and encouragement with activities when children come home from school, weekends and half term. Taking children on trips and holidays
- Providing a safe and secure environment for children to learn and grow, setting boundaries and giving positive reinforcement
- Implementing PRICE model of positive behaviour support and physical intervention
- Personal care will be required

Qualifying candidates:
- Must have life, paid, personal or voluntary experience with children or young adults with challenging behaviour or learning / physical disabilities or SEN
- Must be 21 years old or over
- Must be a car driver with your own car
- 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 is £17,492 - £19,531 per annum = £8.41 - £9.39 an hour
- Shifts will be a mixture of earlies (6:30/7:30am - 2:30/3:30pm), lates (2:30/3:30pm - 10:30pm) and occasional sleep-ins if and when required (£65 per sleep)
- Full time 40 hours a week between Mondays to Friday plus alternative weekends

Benefits (pro rota):
- Excellent induction, training and development programme (Manager is a PRICE instructor so you will receive this training along with full 2 week induction)
- Online staff discounts from a range of benefits (Highstreet discounts & Child care vouchers)
- Access to a 24 hour Employee Assistance counselling programme
- Career progression - this is an exciting time to join as there are a number of progression opportunities imminent, due to the opening of several new homes
- Further qualification training support
- Life assurance
- Up to 6.6 weeks paid holiday
- 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 @ BSSocialCare.co.uk - thank you and good luck with your job search

Connect with me on:
Instagram: J33TS
Twitter: Jeet_JDKS
LinkedIn: Jeet Kaur-Sathi

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