Support Worker - Children's Services
Support Workers Wanted!
£7.50 - £9.05 per hour
28 days annual leave, Sleep in rate £67.50
Will ideally have Level 3 QCF / NVQ in Children and Young People or be working towards the qualification, however full training is provided
Excellent FREE training and benefits
Do you believe that some of your best traits are compassion, empathy and friendliness? Would you say that you're the type of person who likes to make people smile? Would you like to work in a job that adds real value to people’s lives and at the same time offers you an actual career and job security? If this is how you see yourself, and these are the type things you're looking for, then maybe this could be the right job opportunity for someone just like you.
At CareTech, we pride ourselves on our friendly, innovative, person-centred, empowering and positive values that we reflect as a company. We are seeking candidates who share the same passion for the values as we do, offering a career where you can develop these attributes further. Does this sound like you? Would you love the opportunity to make a real difference to our Young People’s lives? Then we need your support!
Offering a superior service within Children's Residential Care, a warm welcome awaits you at Greenfields, a division of CareTech specialising in support for young people with extreme emotional and behavioural difficulties. Due to expansion, we are seeking caring, compassionate and committed Support Workers to provide the support that allows our amazing young people to lead ordinary lives. Whilst the role of a Support Worker offers variety, superb progression opportunities and training, it takes a courageous and committed individual to really succeed at the role. Experience is not essential, but a positive attitude, friendly persona and a caring nature are an absolute must. Due to the location of the service, it is essential that you have a driving licence.
At CareTech, we have over 250 Services as far North as Inverness and as far South as Kent, and all areas in between. We are seeking Support Workers to join us in our Ross-on-Wye based home and make a real difference to young people's lives. We are looking for enthusiastic, person-centred individuals who share the same passion for care as we do!
Our young people have varied likes and interests, whether this be trains, cooking, art or going to the cinema; sometimes they need support and this is where you come in to help them live fulfilling and independent lives.
* We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
* We provide superb FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care
* We have a proven progression path - most of those who started as Support Workers are now Residential Managers
* We offer competitive rates of pay, along with an impressive benefits package including an employee assistance helpline, flexible additional holiday purchase scheme, childcare vouchers, special retail discount vouchers, stakeholder pension scheme
* We offer apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to get into the sector
Numerous shift patterns available - If you are caring, compassionate and a good communicator and would like to commit to the first stage of the process, get in touch today! Please note, a driver is preferred due to the location and the requirements of the service.
Due to the nature of the role, we will pay for you to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, prior to starting with us. Under the Equality Act 2010, some posts may have a minimum age requirement, based on the age of the oldest child within the service you are applying for. CareTech is an equal opportunities employer and will invite disabled applicants to contact us to identify any additional support that they may require throughout the recruitment process.
Due to the volume of applications, if you do not receive an invitation to interview within 14 working days, then consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion; we do, however have other services you may be suitable for in surrounding areas for the roles below: Support Workers, Team Leaders, Deputy Managers, Registered Managers.