Support Worker

Acorn Care And Education Limited
Kirkby Lonsdale
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Our highly-personalised approach ensures a more inclusive life for children and young adults in our specialist environments of understanding and calm. Our dedicated teams are passionate about creating positive, meaningful learning opportunities, helping to improve education, social and communication skills.

We now have opportunities for Support Workers to join our team of dedicated specialists in Education, Care and Therapy. Our Support Workers play a key part in the development of the young people & adults in our care, many of whom have autistic spectrum conditions, learning difficulties and mental health needs.

As a Support Worker, you will help to provide a happy, caring, family environment to provide a platform from which the people entrusted to our care can achieve, and really enjoy their lives.

You will liaise with colleagues, parents, other family members and Social Workers to deliver the best care plans, ensuring that people carry as much responsibility for their own lives as is reasonable, helping them to live, grow and develop safely and positively.

As a Support Worker you will work to a fortnightly shift rota with minimum 3 days leave per week and some sleep ins for an additional allowance.

We are looking to speak with enthusiastic, reliable and flexible people with a genuine interest in working with children and young adults. Diploma Level 3 in a relevant sector would be great, however if you are keen to gain the qualification we will fully support you.

This is a great opportunity to develop your career in care as part of a team that is committed to providing the highest levels of Care, Education and Support.

Interested in learning more? We are holding open days on the Thursday the 27th of April and Tuesday the 2nd of May to give you chance to meet members of our team. To register your interest in attending please e-mail . We look forward to meeting you.

Acorn Care and Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people in our care. Successful applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check