Children & Young People Support Worker (Car Drivers Only)

Recruiter
BS Social Care
Location
Sherborne, Dorset
Salary
£15912 - £21592/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 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 3 to 8 bedded Childrens Residential Care Homes in Sherborne, Dorset. You will be supporting children & young people upto the age of 18 year olds who have been in the care systems for various reasons such as neglected backgrounds, sexual exploitation and other traumatic situations. You will work closely with people who have Learning disabilities, Autism, Aspergers and EBD so they will display challenging behaviour.

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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