Experience Children Support Worker

Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
£21900 - £24960 per annum + Benefits
21 Aug 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A heart warming and welcoming Children Service with an outstanding OFSTED reports is now recruiting for Support Workers for their 4 bed Residential Care Home in Gloucester. You will be supporting children & young people between the ages of 8 to 18 year olds who have been in the care systems for various reasons. Your clientele will mainly be service users who have come from neglected backgrounds, traumatic situations, suffered from abuse, EBD and/or mental health and they may display some challenging behaviour.

Main Job Role:
- Working under pressure and challenging emotionally
- Risk assessing and care planning
- Offer therapeutic / emotional support
- Professional parental role
- Encourage them with future goals they would like to achieve

Qualifying candidates:
- Must have experience with Children OR Young People in residential care home OR residential / SEN schools OR Youth Club settings
- Must be a Male who is soft / gentle and energetic
- To get the higher 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 with sleep is £21,900 - £24,960 per annum = £8 - £9 an hour (£16,640 - £18,720)
- 40 hours a week and you will do 2 sleep-ins per week paid at £60 per sleep = extra £6,240 per annum
- 7 week rolling rota (3 days on and 2 days off) EG:
Week 1: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (Thursday & Friday off)
Week 2: Saturday, Sunday and Monday (Tuesday & Wednesday off)
Week 3: Thursday, Friday and Saturday (Sunday & Monday off)
Week 4: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (Friday & Saturday off)
Week 5: Sunday, Monday and Tuesday (Wednesday & Thursday off)
Week 6: Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Monday & Tuesday off)
Week 7: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (Saturday & Sunday off)
Early shifts are 7am -3pm, lates are from 3pm - 11pm and sleep-ins are from 11pm - 7am

Benefits (pro rota):
- Full training & induction with a development package
- Company Pension scheme
- 28 days holiday

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