Children's Support Worker

9.00 - 9.20 GBP Hourly
20 May 2021
17 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a great opportunity for Children's Support Workers in Bedford. Successful candidates will be offered full-time shifts on a permanent basis at a reputable children's home. Some care/ Support worker experience required.
My client is a national care group who is looking for caring individuals to join their team of support workers at a children's home in Bedford There is great opportunity for progression and extra training for those wanting to add value to the lives of young people, at the same time as progressing their career. My client recruits for most of their more senior positions internally, showing they really do value staff that stay with them and add value to their homes and the lives of their service users.
This is a truly rewarding job, we have successfully recruited numerous Support workers for this care group and have had nothing but good feedback.
Duties for the Children's Support Worker Role:
• To look after the physical, emotional, cultural and social needs of the Clients using a person-centered approach.
• To observe and promote the Service Users' choice, independence, dignity, privacy, fulfillment and other rights.
• To create and maintain good professional relationships with Service Users, their Family and Friends.
• To actively support other Care Assistants.
• To adhere to all regulatory/statutory obligations, policies, procedures and guidelines.
Ideal Children's Support Worker Candidate:
• Takes time to listen to the person to whom they provide care.
• Must be able to understand, remember and follow tasks, even whilst working under pressure.
• Have a kind and patient demeanour.
• Treats Service Users with dignity and respect that results in trust and cooperation.
• Sustain a nurturing environment.
• Understands and adheres to policies/regulations.
• Has the emotional strength to care for those who may be terminally ill, or suffering from post-traumatic experiences.
• Good observation skills to watch for and identify signs of change in a person's well-being.
• Uses a diplomatic tone of voice and effective body language to engage in difficult and challenging situations with the service user.
• Refer a friend scheme
• Holiday Pay
• Career progression opportunities
• Competitive salary
Applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Must have a Full UK driver's license
Must be aged 21+
Thank you to all that apply! If you have not been contacted within 3 days of application, please assume that you have not been selected for the role this time