Support Worker - Children's - Autism - Tadley

Vetro Recruitment
£15,000 - £19,000/Year
02 Dec 2017
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a number of full-time and permanent Support Workers, Waking Night Support Workers and Senior Support Workers to join one of our leading Client's to work within their Children's and Young People's Services across the Tadley and Newbury area.You would be supporting children and young people who have been diagnosed as being on the Autistic Spectrum and with associated Learning Difficulties between the ages of 5-19.Salary:Waking Night Support Worker - Newbury - P/T - £8,925 (19hrs p/w).Waking Night Support Worker - Tadley - F/T - £9.15 p/h (37hrs, 4 nights a week).Support Worker - Tadley - F/T - £14,932 F/T - Term Time.Senior Support Worker - Tadley - F/T - £19,000.The Organisation:This organisation is a leading Education and Children's Service in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes they focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.The services are set in beautiful semi rural locations with acres of well maintained grounds. They specialise in the education and care of children and young people between the age of 5 and 19 years who are diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum with associated learning difficulties. Their children and young people may also exhibit challenging behaviour as a result of their communication difficulties and lack of social understanding.They offer a safe, structured and predictable environment where students can develop the skills needed to live as independently as possible allowing them to make real life choices as they approach and reach adulthood. The Role:As role of Support Worker, you will be supporting the children and young people in their everyday lives,meeting the needs of individual children in areas that are personal to them.As a Shift Leader, you will lead your assigned shift taking responsibility for a small team of staff and a group of young people to ensure that the children and young people in your care are safe, healthy and able to make a positive contribution, realising their full potential through enjoyment, achievement and economic wellbeing. You will work in the children's home but will also spend time in school supporting during the academic day. This is a whole year role and you must be prepared to work on a shift system including weekend shifts.Skills:The ability to support and motivate a team of professional support workers.Emotional resilience.Flexibility, resourcefulness.A strong 'can do' attitude.Highly developed organisational skills.Effective communication skills.Previous experience in a special needs environment/school would be desirable but not essential as full training will be given.Benefits:A competitive salary.Enhanced disclosure cost coverage.Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training including Qualifications in Health and Social care.A generous annual leave entitlement.Online benefits and cashback rewards.Cycle to work scheme.Health cash plan.Dental insurance.Travel insurance.SMART Childcare Vouchers.SMART Pension option.Referral Bonus:At Vetro Recruitment we recognise that exceptional people always know other exceptional people, so why not earn £50 to £250 for referring them to Vetro Recruitment. Click HERE for more details.Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.At Vetro Recruitment, we have over 25 years' experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role. Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.