Residential Children's Support Worker - Stockport

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A temporary to permanent opportunity for Children's Residential Support Workers. £8.50 - £9.00 per hour.

Your new company

You will be working for a national charity supporting children and young adults with complex learning disabilities and additional communication needs. They provide care and education for children and young people between 3 and 25 years of age at their on site school and college and through short breaks services.

Your new role

You will be responsible for providing daily care and support for children and young people including personal care needs, mobility, daily routing support, communication, independent living skills, learning and leisure activities. Some challenging behaviour may also present so similar experience is desirable.

What you'll need to succeed

You will need to demonstrate a proven track record of providing care and support to children and young people with complex learning disabilities. Some challenging behaviours may also be present so experience in a similar environment is desirable. It is desirable that you hold an NVQ Level 3 in Children and Young People's Workforce or equivalent. A full DBS will be carried out along with safeguarding training and full references taken. A driving licence is desirable but not essential.

What you'll get in return

You will be paid a competitive hourly rate for up to 18 weeks and providing you meet the high level of care and professionalism that our client strives for, you will be offered a full time permanent position. Hours of work are 37.5 per week on a shift rota and you will need to be able to offer full flexibility over 7 days. You will be given 33 days holiday per year, rising to 38 after 5 years service. There is a pension scheme, on site gym and good career development opportunities.

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