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Children&;s Support Worker - Disability. Job in Yatton Care Jobs

Location
Yatton, Somerset
Salary
£19,900 to £20,759
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
13 Jun 2022
Assistant Residential Worker

£19,900 - £20,759 or £10.31 - £10.79 plus additional sleep in payments of £50.00 We are proud to present a fantastic opportunity for you to join a wonderful childrens care home in Yatton, North Somerset as an Assistant Residential Worker.

About the Role:

Working at a 3 bed residential home for children aged 8-18 who have various learning disabilities. You will work to ensure the children in your care are experiencing a safe and happy childhood in a friendly, warm and inclusive environment.

We are looking for someone who will help our clients team continue to ensure the best possible environment. We are looking for someone who has a compassionate and positive attitude, is adaptable to changing situations and has excellent communication skills. If you have experience in a similar setting with disabled children and young people, this would be advantageous but not essential as full training can be given.

We can offer this role as a full time position, working 37 hours a week, with a 2 week rolling rota drawn up in advance with every 2nd weekend off.

Shifts are 7.30am- 7.30pm or 9.30am - 9.30pm - equivalent to 3-4 shifts per week. We are open to discussions around shift flexibility, if required

Benefits

This company really cares about its employees and therefore you can expect a great package Annual leave of 29 days (pro-rata) PLUS public holidays, flexible maternity, adoption and paternity packages, annual staff awards, 7% employer contribution pension scheme, employee discount portal with all your favourite brands.

What you will do on a day to day

Planning and supporting the children and young people in taking part in activities based at the service as well as out in the community such as trips to the farm, theme parks, community-based activities in order to develop their social and life skills.

Getting involved in lots of fun activities! arts & crafts, leisure activities, park visit, bowling and many more.

Providing care for our young people throughout the day by supporting with set routines, attend to personal care and administer medication following appropriate training Developing and delivering young person-centred plans in relation to their needs through out the day.

Having good communication skills and the ability to engage well with both young people, colleagues and other professionals.

The perfect candidate

Previous experience or knowledge of working with people with Learning Disabilities and Physical Disabilities and challenging behaviour.

Previous experience in residential care would be desirable but not essential.

A real compassionate and positive attitude is a MUST.

A positive approach, providing a fun environment for all the children in our care

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing
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Details

  • Job Reference: 623434323-2
  • Date Posted: 13 June 2022
  • Employer: Randstad Care
    Randstad Care
  • Location: Yatton, Somerset
  • Salary: £19,900 to £20,759
  • Sector: Children & Young People, Disability Support, NHS, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time