children's residential support worker in preston

job type
£ 7.75 per hour
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job details

preston, lancashire
job category
social care
job type
£ 7.75 per hour
reference number
0161 245 3633
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job description

We are looking for outgoing support workers to join a fantastic and supportive team in a dynamic environment.

This role will be temp to perm but if you're only after an ad-hoc role we can accommodate that as well. The role is working with service users with varying needs such as; challenging behaviour and Autism.

Responsibilities of the job include:

* Providing excellent support for young adults with Autism and EBD
* Building relationships with service users and their families.
* Following care plans to help service users reach their goals.
* Support with day to day living, personal care included.
* Support service users on days out and activities.

Ideal candidate would:

* Have worked in a challenging behaviour setting before.
* Have Autism experience.
* Have experience with non-verbal service users (not essential).
* Have physical intervention experience.
* Be enthusiastic and willing to learn.
* Have minimum experience of 12 months working in a residential setting.
* NVQ level 2 in Health and social care or above would be an advantage (not essential).

Benefits include:

* Free mandatory online and practical training courses and refreshers
* Long shifts from 12 hours (7pm - 7pm or 7pm - 7am)
* Bank shifts and perm positions on offer.
* Weekly pay.
* Childcare vouchers.
* Accrued holiday pay.
* Refer a friend bonus scheme with £200 shopping vouchers (love2shop).
* Pay of £7.75/h for day shifts and £8.50/h on working nights.

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity - please don't hesitate to apply online or alternatively call 0161 254 3633 and ask for John.

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.


Children, Residential, Support Work, Personal Care, Temp-to-Perm, Ad-Hoc, Multiple Locations.


1 year experience working with children in a residential setting Experience and willingness to perform personal care tasks Experience working with children with Autism