Support Worker

CareTech UK
Norton Canes
£7.83 - £7.97/hour Free training, pension, vouchers
12 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Support Workers wanted for our recently rated 'Good' home in Cannock!
Superb progression opportunities
10 bedroom home working with Young People with complex health needs
£7.83 - £7.97 per hour, plus FREE training including the Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare
Well established and welcoming team
No experience necessary
Due to the location, a driving licence is preferred

Our amazing Children’s Service in Cannock is a home from home; it is a large detached property with enough space for everyone to play or relax along with a big garden for the young people to enjoy in the summer. We support inspirational Young People with learning and physical disabilities, providing superior care in order for them to lead as fulfilling lives as possible. When it comes to rewarding roles, this is as good as it gets. We are seeking enthusiastic, person-centred and positive individuals to join us as Support Workers and add real value to our Young People’s lives.

The best bit? No experience in care is necessary – we are looking for courageous and committed individuals to work towards their Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare and make a career out of care. The superb training is provided for free, which will equip you with everything you need to succeed and work to the best of your ability in what is a challenging yet highly rewarding role.

We support our Young People as individuals; they have varied likes and interests - whether this be horse riding, swimming, going to the theatre, meals out or trips to the zoo; sometimes they need support and this is where you come in to help them live fulfilling and independent lives.

Why CareTech?

• We provide superb FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care including the Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare
• 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 and pension scheme

There are full-time and part-time positions available, working on a shift rota which includes working alternate weekends and some bank holidays. If you are person-centred, innovative and compassionate and feel that you could bring these values to our team, we want to hear from you! 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

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