Residential Support/Care Workers - part time hours (Children’s homes) BLUR71275

Cheadle, Greater Manchester
£17,483 - £18,788 + benefits pro rata
14 Sep 2018
12 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Residential Support/Care Workers - part time hours (Children’s homes) BLUR71275
Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6RQ
Full time equivalent salary range: £17,483 - £18,788 + benefits pro rata

Hours: Part-time, Permanent
Holidays:  Year 1 is 33 days, rising to 38 including bank holidays after 5 years pro rata

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity where you could you make a real difference?

What are they looking for?

They are recruiting talented Residential Support/Care Workers to work part-time hours in their residential homes within their Children’s Service. These are permanent positions with part-time hours.

These roles will work in their fantastic 2 and 4 bedroom homes on site at Cheadle Hulme near Handforth. Experience working in a care setting with children or young people with complex learning disabilities and health requirements is preferred but is not essential.  Level 3 qualification in Health & Social Care is advantageous.  If you share their values and can show us that you can make a difference, then we would like to hear from you!

What are the roles?

These are permanent positions with part time hours.  The roles will involve providing daily care and support for their children including personal care needs, mobility, daily routine support, communication, independent living skills, learning and leisure activities.  Some challenging behaviours may present, so similar experience is preferred but is not essential.  These are active and physically demanding support/care roles as our children enjoy a wide range of activities, so if you are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity where you can make a real difference, then please apply, and state the hours/days that you are looking for in your application.

What are the hours?

They have the following shifts available, and flexibility to work every other weekend is required.

• Early shifts between 7.30am – 3.30pm (only available at weekends)
• Late shifts between 2.30pm – 10.00pm
• Flexibility to work every other weekend is required

What are the benefits?

Good career development opportunities and excellent working environment facilities in addition to all of the following:

Pension scheme, on site gyms (indoor and outdoor), employee assistance programme, online retail and leisure discounts, doggy day care and grooming service, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, free parking and generous holidays!

Who are they?

Our client is a national charity supporting children and young adults with complex learning disabilities and additional communication needs from across the UK.  They provide care and education, for children and young people aged between 3-25 years, at our residential school and college and through their short breaks’ services.

They provide an environment that is safeguarded and as part of their safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (no cost) and full references will be taken.

They value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities.  Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Candidates for these roles must be over 22 years of age to apply for this role due to the age range of the children and young people the roles will be supporting. (These roles are exempt from the Employment Equality (Age) Regulation 2006.)

You may have experience of the following: Residential Support Worker, Care Staff, Young People, Voluntary Sector, Residential Care Worker, Community Development, Social Care Worker, Community Services, NHS Support Worker, Care Assistant, Senior Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Nursery Nurse, etc.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.