Social Care

Children Support Worker

Full Time Temporary

DegreeSix is a specialist recruitment agency, we are looking for experienced support workers to work along side a permanent staff team in residential homes on adhoc bases.

The clients we are recruiting for specialise with a variety of young people within 3-6 bedded residential homes. We need staff who have experience with challenging behaviours, learning disabilities, mental health and emotional and behavioural needs. You will be supporting an established team and ensuring a smooth running of the service, with a variety of shift patterns, these being long days, waking nights and sleeps.

As a Residential Support Worker, you will be making a vital difference, providing consistency with the home and supporting on daily activities this summer with exciting trips to the beach, theme parks and educational activities.

The role includes:

* Organising and accompanying the young people on social activities and appointments

* Building relationships with service users

* Recording the activity & reporting key aspects of their care

* Promoting independence and developing their life skills

Requirements of the role

* Full UK driving licence, this is not essential but an advantage

* 3+ Months of experience supporting people with disabilities

* Enhanced DBS on the Update Service (Optional)

In addition to unparalleled levels of job satisfaction, you will receive:

* Flexible shifts these including long days sleeps and waking nights on a rota bases

* Ongoing training including the opportunity to complete a work-based diploma

* Hourly rates between £9.50 and £11 per hour + Sleep Overpayments (£19,000-£22,000 + s/o full-time equivalent)

* Holiday pay alongside your working hours

* Enhanced bank holiday pay (Double time in most cases)

* Once the temp hours are completed a direct transition into a full-time, permanent position with opportunities to complete the NVQ Level 3

The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service or provide Update Service subscription details

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