Children's Support Worker

Recruiter
Education Network Birmingham
Location
Birmingham
Salary
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Posted
07 Aug 2019
Closes
04 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently looking for a confident, caring Residential Support Worker that really has a passion and desire to make a difference to the lives of children and young adults that we support on a daily basis. As a Residential Support Worker you will be working with children from the ages of 7 to young adults up to 18. You will be supporting a variety of needs and must understand that each case is different and always put the child or young adult first.

Duties:
  • Transporting the children around
  • Making sure the young person in our care has taken all his medication that day
  • Helping him access education
  • Household duties
  • Paperwork
  • Days out (social events, shopping, cinema, swimming)
  • Contacts, visit, key work meeting and therapy sessions
  • Offering guidance, support and structure to their everyday lives
You will be:-
  • Qualified to a minimum of NVQ Level 3
  • Able to demonstrate a track record of working in a care setting and have appropriate references
  • An experienced Support Worker who has a proven record of working with children and young adults in a Care setting
  • Happy to go the extra mile to support basic living skills, play, sport, education and general care
  • Used to working with challenging behaviour and sometimes just knowing when to listen
  • Able to provide practical support to include homework and learning
  • Have excellent communications skills
  • Happy to work as part of a team but have the initiative to work with children on a 1-2-1 basis
If this position is of interest to you then please apply now.

The Education Network Offer:

Our specialist team have a combined experience of over 25 years and have unrivalled reputation within the education market, taking great pride in the extremely high service levels that we provide to both our schools and our candidates. Our service is honest and efficient and, in addition to our recruitment solution, we offer the opportunity for additional training and development for our candidates. You will also receive personalised career support from the team.

The opportunity to work in friendly, caring and supportive atmosphere where every child matters. Highly supportive, committed and hard working Consultants who will endeavor to find assignments suited to your needs.
An opportunity to extend your professional development as well as excellent rates of pay.

The Education Network is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including enhanced DBS checks and references.-
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.