Children's Support Worker Job in Bristol - Complex Care - Bristol

Newcross Healthcare
12.86 GBP Hourly
01 Dec 2016
18 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Children's Support Worker Job in Bristol - Complex CareWe are looking for caring and experienced Support Workers and/or Care Assistants to join our Bristol Complex Care Team, working in and around the local area. Our clients require full time support, and thus in order to fully support this package of care, you should be willing to work at least every other weekend.We have a range of shifts available, including days, nights and weekends or a combination of these. You will join a dedicated paediatric team, committed to fulfilling these packages of care, and will need to have experience of working with children who may have mental health issues, learning disabilities, challenging behaviour or complex health care needs. A conscientious and compassionate approach makes an incredible difference in the daily life of a child. You will need to be a confident advocate, recognising the potential of the individual and championing their needs.Our person-centred approach means we will provide a client-specific induction and any additional training so that you can deliver the Newcross standard of personalised care.Our ideal team member will have experience in any of the following: TracheostomyVentilatorPEGBrain injurySpinal injuryLearning disabilityDegenerative medical conditions (such as Motor Neurone Disease)Within your role you will be responsible for assisting with key health provision functions, including administering medication, pain relief and various domestic and healthcare tasks to assist the children with day to day living. Your role may also include supporting the child with their educational activities and socialisation skills.We can offer you:Salary up to ??12.86/hr, paid weekly including holiday payPermanent contract with guaranteed hours that suit youFree criminal record check (DBS) upfrontFree uniform upon joiningFree ongoing training and development through credits earned as you workClient-specific inductionRecommend a Friend scheme paying up to ??500 per successful referralOne to one relationship with a local service manager based in Bristol24/7 service from dedicated Central Support team.In order to be successful in this role, you will need to be a naturally compassionate individual, with a strong sense of empathy for those in your care.You will also need to have:Right to live and work in the UKAt least 3 months' previous paid experience working in a similar role working with childrenReferee contact details for your current place of work and for all employments in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobs.Access to your own transport is desired but not essential.Click the Apply Now button to begin your application.If you cannot apply online, please call . Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.