Children & Young People Support Worker (Car Drivers Only)

7 days left

Brook Street
Newton Abbot, Devon, England
£18006 - £20046 per annum + Benefits
04 Sep 2017
02 Oct 2017
Sandie Rutter
Contract Type
Full Time

A well established Children Services are now recruiting for Support Workers for their 3 to 8 bed Residential Care Homes in Newton Abbot, Devon. You will be supporting Children & Young People from 8 - 18 year olds who have complex care. You will work closely with people who have more than 1 need from Learning disabilities (Autism / Aspergers), Mental Health and Physical Disabilities (some may display challenging behaviour).

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...
- Assist, help & support with personal care

Qualifying candidates:
- Have life, paid, personal or voluntary experience in care (any sector / setting)
- Must have a manual driving license with your own vehicle
- Must 21 years old or over
- To get the higher pay rate, you MUST have Diploma / NVQ / QCF Level 3 in either:
Children & Young People's Workforce OR Health & Social Care (Children & Young People)

Contract / Terms:
- Salary will be between £18,006 - £20,046 per annum (£7.65 - £8.65 an hour)
- Level 3 qualified candidates will be on £20,046 salary per annum (£8.65 an hour)
- Unqualified candidates will be on £18,006 salary per annum (£7.65 an hour) and will increase to £18,312 per annum (£7.80 an hour) after 6 months probation period
- Sleepins are paid at £20 per sleep = £2,400 per annum
- You will work 10 shifts per month (24 hours shifts)
- EXAMPLE SHIFT: 10am - 12am (sleepin) 7am - 10am (17 hours work & 7 hours sleepin)
- Monthly shift patterns will be: 2 shifts on and 4 days off

Benefits (pro rota):
- You will be provided with an excellent training program with full support
- Will be given the chance to complete your NVQ / QCF level 3
- Discount on high street brands and shopping
- Childcare vouchers
- Company Pension scheme

If you have the right skills or experience for this role; then please call Jeet on 0117 9221130 or email your CV with the job reference number to: - thank you and good luck with your job search

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