Job Title: SUPPORT WORKER - Children's Service Location: Leek, Staffordshire Pay Rate: upto £8.98 p/h. Hours: 37.5 hours per week Shifts: must be flexible
About the Role Our Client is looking for a Full Time Support Worker to join their friendly Supported Living team based in Leek, Staffordshire. Providing children aged 11-18 with Autistic, Challenging Behaviour and emotional difficulties support to enable them to lead as ordinary life as they can achieve. You must be able to work with challenging behaviour and personal care. You will need to be flexible as you are required to work shifts including bank holidays, weekends and potentially sleep ins. If your best traits are positivity, friendliness and innovation then this job is for you!
Main Duties and Responsibilities - To participate in the day-to-day implementation of individual support plans and activities within a challenging environment - To maintain effective communication and liaison with service users, families and other whilst respecting appropriate confidentiality - To support service users with the preparation of meals, laundry duties, cleaning and social events - To maintain accurate notes and records as and when required to work as part of a team to provide high quality care. - The Successful Candidate for the role will have - NVQ in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards - Experience in supporting children with challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and/or mental health issues - The ability to keep calm under pressure - Confidence to work alone and as part of a team - Excellent communication skills - The passion to work with vulnerable Adults. - The desire and commitment to achieve high standards of safeguarding.
Benefits We offer Permanent contracts 37.5 hrs per week. We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards. We provide FREE training to achieve qualification in Social Care. Career progression path within the company. Childcare Vouchers DBS check paid prior to starting.
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