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Support Worker with Children

Safehands Recruitment

Role: Support Worker with Children

Location: Bromyard

Contract: Full Time Contract 37.5 hours

Salary: -£7.31-£8.69 (dependant on experience)

Overview- Support Worker with Children

This is a full time, permanent vacancy, whereby if you are successful you will be employed directly by the business.

I am recruiting for one of Safehands Recruitments prestigious clients based in the Herefordshire area.

You will be working as part of a large community of specialised workers to support children with a range of learning difficulties, autism, communication difficulties, challenging behaviours and other complex needs within a spacious residential site.

The site consists of a number of self contained bungalows where you will be supporting the client to gain independence and personal skills.

This full time permanent vacancy as a Support worker for Children offers a fantastic salary of up to £18,000 with an extensive training package and internal progression.

Candidates with no experience looking to pursue a new career within health and social care will be considered.

Excellent opportunities and bonuses are offered to workers such as NVQs, 2 week induction programme and 30 days annual leave per year.

Working hours include earlies and lates, on a rota basis including weekdays and weekends.

Full driving licence is essential

Responsibilities Support Worker with Children

Assisting clients with all aspects of personal care, promoting self-help and independence in-line with care plans and supporting with moving and handling techniques

Assisting the administration of medication

Assisting with domestic duties

Supporting clients to access the community

Participate in regular review meetings and risk assessments

Attend and contribute to team meetings

Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner

To maintain knowledge and operate within current legislation and company polices and procedures

Promote in dependence and develop a trusting relationship with the clients

Maintain confidentiality at all times

Report any concerns that may indicate safety and well being is being compromised

To undertake all mandatory training inline with company policies and procedures

Person Specification
Support Worker with Children

Staff must be flexible with shift patterns

Willingness to train to NVQ standard

Good values and aspiration to want to work in the Health and Social Care sector

Experience within a Health and Social Care would be advantageous but not essential

All applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and 5 years referencing

Benefits Support Worker with Children

Fully funded Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care or Children's Young People Workforce with on-site tutorial support

Advantageous shift patterns

Opportunities for internal progression, for example to Shift Leader and Home Manager

Pension Scheme

Childcare Voucher Scheme

Comprehensive training and support given in:

  • Safeguarding

  • Positive behaviour management

  • Autism Awareness

  • Equality and diversity

  • First Aid

  • Food safety

  • Epilepsy awareness

  • Mental capacity act and deprivation of liberties (adult care)

The opportunity to make a difference to someone's life and wellbeing

A working day that allows you to bring your interests into work for the benefit of those in our care - for example: walking, trips out shopping, sports and recreational activities

If this role is of interest to yourself please apply for the role immediately alternatively call on Sarah-Jane Phillips on 07713394084 or email