Brook Street

Children & Young People Support Worker (Car Drivers Only)

Brook Street
Amesbury, Wiltshire, England
£22,636 - £23,581 per annum + Benefits
01 Jun 2018
29 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

One of the largest Children Services are now recruiting for Residential Support Workers for 2 of their 2 bed Childrens home in Amesbury, Wiltshire. You will be supporting Children & Young People between the age of 8 - 17 year olds who mainly have EBD due to sexual exploitation or traumatic / neglected backgrounds but may also have Mental Health, mild Learning Disabilities and will display challenging behaviour (physical and verbal).

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...
  • No personal care

Qualifying candidates:

  • Have life, paid, personal or voluntary experience in care (any sector / setting)
  • Must have a manual driving license (company car available to use if required)
  • Candidates must be 22 years old or over
  • To get the higher end of the salary, you MUST have a qualification to work in children residential care home.

We accept the following qualifications: Diploma / NVQ / QCF level 3 in:

  • Children & Young People's Workforce
  • Health & Social Care in Children
  • Health & Social Care in Social Care Pathway
  • Caring for Children & Young People
  • Residential Childcare

WE DO NOT accept Health and Social Care in Adults.

Contract / Terms:

  • Salary including sleeps is £22,636 - £23,581 per annum = £8 - £8 an hour
  • Level 3 qualified candidates will be on £16,065 base salary per annum (£8 an hour)
  • Unqualified candidates will be on £15,120 base salary per annum (£8 an hour)
  • Sleep-ins are paid at £62 per sleep = £7,516 per annum
  • You will work 10 shifts per month of 2 days on and 4 days off
  • 2 shift patterns (31 hours work and 17 hours sleep):
  • Shift 1) 8am - 10:30pm (sleep) 7am - 10:30pm (sleep) 7am - 8:30am
  • Shift 2) 10am - 10:30pm (sleep) 7am - 10:30pm (sleep) 7am - 10:30am

Benefits (pro rota):

  • You will be provided with an excellent training program with full support
  • Career progression - this is an exciting time to join as there are a number of progression opportunities
  • Will be given the chance to complete your NVQ / QCF level 3
  • You will get 14 shifts off as annual leave / holiday
  • 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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