Support Workers

Totnes, Devon, England
£8.00 - £8.75 per hour
10 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Please note: In accordance with Care Standards Legislation, applicants need to be 21 years or over to be able to work in this role

Salary scale: £8.00 - £8.75 per hour
Working hours: full-time and part-time (early to school, term-time only)

This company is looking for Support Workers to join their dayshift team at their residential and short breaks home in Dartington, Totnes where they provide a 24 hour a day, seven day a week service to support children and young people with with learning disabilities many of which have complex needs.

You should have a friendly, encouraging and easygoing attitude as well as good communication skills and the enthusiasm to engage with the children and young people with learning disabilities making sure that they are looked after in a safe, enabling and supportive environment whilst providing opportunities for learning, having fun, participation, developing their independent skills and building relationships.

Ideally they are looking for people who hold a Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare (or equivalent) and have previous experience in this type of environment although this is not essential as you will be supported to gain the level 3 diploma within 2 years.

They offer 28 days holiday, a company pension and a staff discount scheme as well as on-going learning and development opportunities and support in your role to help you achieve your career ambitions.

They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and they expect all staff to share this commitment. For this post, pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Children and young adults are at the heart of everything they do so if you share this passion they would love to hear from you.

Closing date for applications is Monday 24th October 2016.
Interviews are being held on Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd November 2016.

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