Support Worker - Children's Services

8.21 - 9.14 GBP Hourly + GBP8.21 - GBP9.14/hour GBP67.50 per sleep-in, training
08 Apr 2019
06 May 2019
Contract Type
We have a great opportunity for Residential Support Workers to join us in our amazing Children's home on the outskirts of Bromyard
If you have a Level 3 in Residential Childcare or Children & Young People and join us in our amazing Children's Service we will welcome you with an impressive GBP1000 bonus (paid over 12 months)!
Would you feel empowered supporting some of the most vulnerable young people in the UK? Do you have the friendly, person-centred values in order to succeed in this varied position?
A warm welcome awaits you in our specialist service for children who present with emotional, behavioural and other complex needs. Based on the outskirts of Bromyard, we care for Young People with varied interests and requirements. Each young person is respected and valued as an individual, with tailored programmes to address the specific and changing needs of each young person.
Working with 10 - 18 year old males, we pride ourselves on providing a safe, warm and nurturing environment with a high standard of care and accommodation for children, ensuring excellent delivery of care. As a Residential Support Worker, no day will be the same - there is no job role more rewarding and varied than this one. You will be flexible with shift patterns and have a drive to achieve you level 3 qualification in Children's Residential Care (which we fully put you through).
The shift pattern is 2 days on, 4 days off - meaning that you only travel to work and back once every 7 days! In addition to this, we pay GBP67.50 for every sleep in that you do.
Please note, a driving licence essential due to location of service
Why CareTech?
- 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, stakeholder pension scheme, share save scheme
- We offer apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to get into the sector
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. 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. By applying for this role, you are consenting to the submission of your details for this purpose only. Any data processed will be used for recruitment purposes within CareTech only and will not be retained by CareTech for any longer than 6 months