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 Wrexham area for Residential Support Worker with Children.

You will be working as part of a large community of specialised workers where training and development is provided.

You will support children age 8-18 with a range of learning difficulties, autism, communication difficulties, challenging behaviours and other complex needs within a spacious residential site.

This is a permanent full time contract, paying £15,500 to £16,500 (dependant on experience) plus sleep in allowance.

With an extensive training package on offer and competitive salary, this is the perfect opportunity for a Residential Support Worker with Children and provides room for progression.

Responsibilities of Support Worker With Children:

• Assisting clients with all aspects of personal care, promoting self help and independence inline with care plans

• Assisting the administration of medication

• Supporting the clients education including attending school and completing homework

• Assisting with domestic duties

• Working closely with teaching staff, social workers and external professionals in a professional manner

• Supporting clients to access the community

• Undertake regular sleep in duties

• 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 independence and develop a trusting relationship with the clients

• Maintain confidentiality at all times

• To undertake all mandatory training inline with company policies and procedures

Person Specification for Support Worker With Children:

• Due to the location of the business and shift patterns, all applicants must hold a full driving licence and have access to their own vehicles

• Staff must be flexible with shift patterns

• You must be confident and competent when support clients with challenging behaviour

• Training to NVQ standard would be advantageous but not essential as training is provided

• 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

• This is a full time permanent vacancy based within the Wrexham area

Additional information:

•A competitive salary

•Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

•Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•A generous annual leave entitlement

•Online benefits and cashback rewards

•Cycle to work scheme

•Just Drive scheme

•SMART Childcare Vouchers

•SMART Pension option

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to yourself please apply immediately or call Matt Grech on 01743453158, alternatively email

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