Support Worker (Children)

Recruiter
EASYWEB NFP RECRUITMENT
Location
Much Hadham
Posted
04 Dec 2018
Closes
07 Dec 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker (Children)

Our client is a hidden gem located within 68 acres of beautiful Hertfordshire parkland between the towns of Harlow and Bishops Stortford. They manage a specialist Children's Home, School, College, Residential Home and Day Centre for people with Epilepsy and other complex needs.

Position: Child Care Worker
Location: Perry Green, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire (Commutable from Bishop’s Stortford, Harlow, Saffron Walden, Stevenage, St Albans and surrounding areas)
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 07:00 to 14:30 and 14:15 to 21:45 with 20 minutes paid break
Salary: £16,781 to £18,233 p.a. (£8.60 to £9.35 per hour) plus weekend enhancements and overtime opportunities
Benefits: Life assurance, Contributory pension, High street retail / leisure discounts, Generous holidays, Discounted gym membership, Free on-site parking facilities, On-site cafeteria.

About the role:

You don't have to be qualified to care!

Our client is looking for individuals who are passionate about helping others to come and join their team of Child Care Workers. Supporting the children to become independent, happy, young adults is extremely rewarding but can, at times, be challenging.

Our client has a range of full time and part time positions. You will be working a mixture of early shifts and late shifts (07:00 to 14:30 and 14:15 to 21:45 with 20 minutes paid break). For full time child care workers, this involves working 5 shifts which includes working 2 in 4 weekends.

About you:

They are looking for people with excellent communication skills who are resilient, organised, and work well as part of a team. Experience is not essential as there is no substitute for someone who is patient and understanding with a positive attitude.

You will help to create a safe and positive living environment by teaching basic life skills and living skills, assisting with personal care and helping the residents enjoy social activities such as swimming or horse riding. You will also be supported to achieve a Level 3 qualification in Health & Social Care.

Offers are subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check paid for by the centre.

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP etc.

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