Children & Young People Support Worker (Car Drivers Only)

Recruiter
BS Social Care
Location
Wellington, Somerset
Salary
£15912 - £21592/annum
Posted
08 Jun 2017
Closes
08 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A well established Education and Residential Children Service is now recruiting for Support Workers for their 4 bed Childrens Residential Care Homes in Wellington, Somerset. You will be supporting 11 - 18 year olds who are deaf and you will be trained to communicate with them using British Sign Language.

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 helping put them to bed at night
- Get involved in preparing meals (Breakfast, dinner and lunch)
- Support them out and about in the community
- Get stuck in with their daily 121 / group activities - bowling, going for a walk, education activities...
- Help with personal care

Qualifying candidates:
- Have life, paid, personal or voluntary experience in care (any setting / sector)
- Must have a driving license with your own car
- Must be over the age of 21 years old

Contract / Terms:
- Salary will be between £15,912 to £21,592 per annum (£7.65 to £8.65 an hour)
- NVQ level 3 qualified candidates will be on £17,264 salary per annum (£8.30 an hour) and after 3 months probation period, the salary will go upto £17,992 per annum (£8.65 an hour)
- Under NVQ level 3 qualified candidates will be on £15,912 salary per annum (£7.65 an hour) and after 3 months probation period, the salary will go upto £16,224 per annum (£7.80 an hour)
- Sleepins are paid at £30 per sleep = extra £3,600 per annum if doing 10 shifts per month
- All homes are different and some homes require flexible shifts and some will be 24 hour shifts (2 days on and 4 days off which is 24.5 hour shifts which includes a sleepins)

Benefits (pro rota):
- You will be provided with an excellent training program with full support
- Will be given the chance to complete your NVQ / QCF level 3
- Discount on high street brands and shopping
- Childcare vouchers
- Company Pension scheme

If you have the right skills or experience for this role; then please call Jeet on (Apply online only) or email your CV with the job reference number to: (url removed) - thank you and good luck with your job search

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