Support Worker With Children

Recruiter
safehands
Location
Wrexham, Wales
Salary
£16665/annum + Sleep In allowance
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking for a new challenge?

An exciting and position has risen at a prestigious client based in the Wrexham area for Residential Support Worker with Children. You will be working as part of a large community of specialised workers where training and development is provided. You will support children age 8-18 with a range of learning difficulties, autism, communication difficulties, challenging behaviours and other complex needs within a spacious residential site.

This is a permanent full time contract, paying £16665 per annum plus Sleep in allowance

With an extensive training package on offer and competitive salary, this is the perfect opportunity for a Residential Support Worker with Children and provides room for progression.

Responsibilities of Support Worker With Children:

* Assisting clients with all aspects of personal care, promoting self help and independence inline with care plans
* Assisting the administration of medication
* Supporting the clients education including attending school and completing homework
* Assisting with domestic duties
* Working closely with teaching staff, social workers and external professionals in a professional manner
* Supporting clients to access the community
* Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner
* Undertake regular sleep in duties
* Participate in regular review meetings and risk assessments
* Attend and contribute to team meetings
* Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner
* To maintain knowledge and operate within current legislation and company polices and procedures
* Promote in dependence and develop a trusting relationship with the clients
* Maintain confidentiality at all times
* Report any concerns that may indicate safety and well being is being compromised
* To undertake all mandatory training inline with company policies and procedures

Person Specification for Support Worker With Children:

* Due to the location of the business and shift patterns, all applicants must hold a full driving licence and have access to their own vehicles
* Staff must be flexible with shift patterns
* You must be confident and competent when support clients with challenging behaviour
* Training to NVQ standard would be advantageous but not essential as training is provided
* Experience within a Health and Social Care would be advantageous but not essential
* All applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and 5 years referencing

Additional information:

*A competitive salary
*Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
*Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
*A generous annual leave entitlement
*Online benefits and cashback rewards
*Cycle to work scheme
*Just Drive scheme
*SMART Childcare Vouchers
*SMART Pension option

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to yourself please apply immediately or call Matt Grech on 01952263990, alternatively email