Social Care

Children's educational residential support worker

Full Time Permanent


Job Description

Childrens support worker *PERMANENT CONTRACT*

Full Time Contract- 37.5 hours

Salary: £19,613.50 – £21,875.50 pa (including weekend bonus) dependent on experience and qualifications

(dependant on experience, and qualifications) with 6 monthly pay increase reviews

Candidates with no experience looking to pursue a new career within health and social care will be considered. –BUT MUST HAVE A STRONG PASSION TO WORK WITH CHILDREN WHO HAVE COMPLEX ADDITIONAL NEEDS!!

Childrens support worker *PERMANENT CONTRACT*

I am recruiting for one of Safehands Recruitments prestigious clients based in the a beautiful part of the world Dolgellau. You will be working as part of a large community of specialised workers to support children age 8-19 with a range of learning difficulties, autism, communication difficulties, challenging behaviours and other complex needs within a spacious residential educational site.

This full time permanent vacancy as a Residential Support Worker, salary of up to £22,000 with an extensive training package and internal progression. Candidates with no experience looking to pursue a new career within health and social care will be considered.


· Assisting clients with all aspects of personal care, promoting self-help and independence in-line with care plans and supporting with moving and handling techniques

· Assisting the administration of medication

· Assisting with domestic duties

· Participate in regular review meetings and risk assessments

· Attend and contribute to team meetings

· Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner

· To maintain knowledge and operate within current legislation and company polices and procedures

· Promote in dependence and develop a trusting relationship with the clients

· Maintain confidentiality at all times

· Report any concerns that may indicate safety and well being is being compromised

· To undertake all mandatory training inline with company policies and procedures

Person Specification

· Staff must be flexible with shift patterns

· Willingness to train to NVQ standard

· Good values and aspiration to want to work in the Health and Social Care sector

· Experience within a Health and Social Care would be advantageous but not essential

· All applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and 5 years referencing


·  Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care or Children’s Young People Workforce with on-site tutorial support

· 30 days annual leave per year

· Advantageous shift patterns

· Opportunities for internal progression, for example to Shift Leader and Home Manager

· Pension Scheme

· Childcare Voucher Scheme

· Comprehensive training and support given in:

o Safeguarding

o Positive behaviour management

o Autism Awareness

o Equality and diversity

o First Aid

o Food safety

o Epilepsy awareness

o Mental capacity act and deprivation of liberties

· The opportunity to make a difference to someone’s life and wellbeing

· Travel pay for people who travel further than 20 miles one way.

· Bonus scheme of £17.50 for each weekend shift worked

Childrens support worker *PERMANENT CONTRACT*

If this role is of interest to yourself please apply for the role immediately alternatively call Safehands Permanent Division on (phone number removed)


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