Support Worker - Children's Services

Recruiter
Caretech
Location
Cannock
Salary
7.50 GBP Hourly
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

Support Workers Wanted for an outstanding home in Cannock!
Superb progression opportunities
10 bedroom home working with Young People with complex health needs
GBP7.50 - GBP7.97 per hour, plus FREE training
Well established team
No experience necessary
Due to the location, a driving licence is preferred

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 for Young People with physical, learning or emotional and behavioural difficulties, a warm welcome awaits you at Inspire, a Children's service within CareTech. 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.

We have over 250 Services as far North as Inverness and as far South as Kent, and all areas in between. We are now looking for Support Workers in Cannock to come and join us. We are looking for enthusiastic, person-centred individuals who share the same passion for care as we do - you have to see the warmth within this home to believe it.

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.

Why CareTech?

• 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 our Registered Managers started as Support Workers with us
• 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

This is a full time position and will work on a shift rota. 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.