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Support Worker

Reference: Children
Job Decription:

Children`s Support Workers - Full Time & Flexible working available.

£8.00 - £13 per hour.

Better Healthcare Services are a friendly, independent care agency with over twenty years` experience of providing quality temporary staffing to the care sector.

At Better Healthcare, we truly believe that caring is a vocation not just a job. We understand the pressures of the role so ensure that all of our care workers are valued, respected and supported and unlike some agencies we will not ?fine` you if you need to cancel a shift.

We are currently recruiting for Support Workers to provide care and support to Children and Young Adults with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and sensory impairments.

Responsibilities:

• You will attend to the personal care, medication needs, and social needs of young people within the residential homes.
• Supporting young people with life skills such as budgeting, cooking and cleaning.
• Provide support to young pe0ple in the home and promote their independence and well-being
• Protect young people from risks to their health and welfare
• Support with accessing the local community to attend appointments or social activities such as shopping, concerts and more.
• Assist in creating an environment where everyone can achieve the greatest possible independence for their future.

Requirements:

• You will have worked in children`s homes previously or have worked in the care sector.
• Possess excellent people skills.
• Have a passion for supporting young people with physical or learning disabilities.
• Be able to develop and maintain good working relationships
• Be able to demonstrate positive personal authority.
• Have great communication skills.

Benefits:

• Excellent rates of pay.

• Weekly pay via BACS
• Ongoing training & development, including opportunity to study NVQ 2 Diploma in Children & Young People
• Holiday Pay
• Flexible shift patterns to suit your lifestyle
• Recommend a friend scheme.

Please note that all care staff must be at least 21 years old. No person can work in a children`s home unless they are at least 3 years older than the oldest child accommodated.

For more information please contact our recruitment team on 01206 561999 or email your CV to colchester@betterhealthcare.co.uk.

Job Type: Temporary
Location: Essex, Colchester
Salary: 8-13 Per Hour
Posted by: Better Healthcare
Date Posted: 24/10/2018