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Support Worker - Young Person

  • Location:

    Banwell, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Residential Support Worker

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  • Salary:

    Up to £9.51 per hour

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Startdate:

    09/06/19 16:22:53

Job Description


A small independent Children Services are recruiting for a Support Worker for their 4 bed residential care home in Banwell, Avon (Somerset). You will be supporting 11 - 18 year olds who have EBD, attachment disorder, substance mis-use and may display challenging behaviour.

Main Job Role:
- Staff supervision / shift leading
- Practical, therapeutic and emotional support of children
- Overseeing house in manager`s absence
- In charge of rosters and covering shifts
- Update risk assessments, health & safety checks, care and support plans
- No personal care

Qualifying candidates:
- Need to have residential care home experience with adults OR children
- Must be a car driver with your own car
- You will need to have a Diploma / NVQ / QCF level 3 or above in Children & Young People`s Workforce or Health & Social Care

Contract / Terms:
- Salary is £21,630 - £22,660 per annum + £35 per sleep
- 24 hour shift patterns 12pm - 11pm SLEEP 7am - 12:30pm
- Full time 37.5 hours a week, 9 / 10 shifts a month
- Mondays to Friday plus alternative weekends

Benefits (pro rota):
- Excellent induction, training and development programme
- Chance to complete a free NVQ / QCF qualification whilst you work
- 214 hours paid holiday
- Free onsite parking
- Pension scheme

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

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