Residential Children’s Worker

We are currently looking for a number of Support Workers in Meldreth, to work within a children home and school provides education, care and therapeutic support for children and young people aged 9-19 years with severe and profound communication difficulties associated with conditions such as cerebral palsy, autism, brain injury and degenerative disorders.

Location: Meldreth, Nr. Royston, Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire border

Salary: £10.04ph to £11.13ph (linked to competency and qualifications)

Hours: 4 week rota pattern – Ave 40hrs per week.

Key Duties

  • Providing exceptional high levels of care during all daily activities such as washing, dressing, socialising, learning, washing/personal care.
  • Assisting with therapy sessions such as hydrotherapy and rebound therapy.
  • Communicating effectively and building strong relationships that will empower the children and young adults are free to grow and develop.
  • Ensuring that the environment is safe, supportive and enjoyable.
  • Helping develop their learning and social skills wherever possible.

Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate:

  • Willingness to learn and to go the extra mile.
  • Ability to guide and encourage supportive independence when possible.
  • Exceptional communication skills and patience.
  • Resilient with a robust and positive nature.
  • Ability to be creative in meeting the needs of the young adults or children’s needs.
  • Ability to work on a rota pattern- please note that this will typically mean working every other weekend.

Benefits of this position:

  • Full training and continued support
  • Opportunity to study the Level 3 diploma in Residential Child Care which will be funded by the client.
  • Part time hours available if required
  • 30 days’ holiday including bank holidays
  • Life assurance and pension
  • health cash back plan
  • Car lease scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Perk box
  • Free parking

If you are interested in the role, please submit you CV.

Ref: 1379

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Adult Residential, Children's Residential

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