children's emotional support worker in andover

posted
job type
permanent
salary
£ 8.24 per hour
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job details

posted
location
andover, south east
job category
social care
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 8.24 per hour
experience
Children services
reference number
CJ315980
phone
02038706355
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job description

Can you honestly say that you have job satisfaction? My name is Katy and I am looking for someone who is able to use their hobbies to inspire and motivate young people with Autism and Aspergers.

This role is working within a residential school providing guidance and support through the use of activities to stimulate and engage children and young people. Join their dedicated team and work in a stunning location set in 8 beautiful acres of parkland. £8.24 per hour- flexible days off per week.

Benefits -
* Beautiful setting- 8 acres of parkland surrounding the service
* Activity focus schedule- making the most of each day
* Multiple options of progression within the company
* Free parking
* Complimentary enrolment onto an NVQ qualification

Job Purpose -
* Interact and care for children between the ages of 9-19 on a 1-1 or 2-1 basis
* Encouraging them to engage and enjoy activities specifically designed to suit their needs
* Staff are encouraged to set up activities for the children using their own hobbies
* Be a consistent and caring role model
* Spend time listening to the young people
* Supporting children to manage their behaviour using proven techniques
* Using skills and approved approaches learnt during training provided
* Report writing and hand overs
* No hands on personal care is required

Experience -
* Life experience or work experience with young people preferred
* Understanding of challenging behaviour
* Must be able to work full time for half day shifts or waking nights
* Must have a can do, positive attitude
* Rural location means drivers are preferred for their own ease of getting to the school
* Excellent communication skills required

This is a fantastic opportunity for flexible candidates looking to use their skills to better a child's life. For more information please contact Katy, on 0203 870 6355.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

skills

be able to manage challenging situations,be person centred,can work as an individual or part of a team,caring,competent at dealing with all stakeholders,critical thinking,emotional intelligence,empathy,handling medication,non-judgemental,oral communication,organisational,passionate,patience,report writing (incident logs and daily plans etc),resilient,show initiative,time management,tolerance,understanding,work well under pressure,written communication