children's support worker in preston

posted
job type
contract
salary
£ 7.83 per hour
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job details

posted
location
preston, lancashire
job category
social care
job type
contract
salary
£ 7.83 per hour
reference number
JR/Pres/Chor/Ley
phone
0161 200 1930
apply now

job description

What drives you to get out of bed in the morning? When are you happiest in your professional capacity? How do you feel when you know you're helping those more vulnerable than you? If you have experience in supporting people with Autism on a professional or personal basis and are looking to work in a specialised purpose built service that delivers the very highest standards of person centred support then I have the position for you. You will be employed and supported by one of the largest and most respected care providers within the United Kingdom and belong to a specialised team.

Your role, you ask? To develop an understanding and therapeutic relationship with the service users in your care and to encourage them to live as fulfilled and independent lives as possible. The pay rate will be between £7.83 and £10.50 per hour depending on experience.

Benefits to you:



* Dedicated Consultant with a secondary point of contact so there is always someone here to take your call
* Weekly pay runs using an online pay system
* Holiday pay
* Access to free training courses
* Referral scheme up to £300 vouchers per successful referral
* Online fast track DBS application system

Responsibilities of the role:



* Engaging service users in activities both within and outside of the home
* Create a stimulating sensory environment for those in your care
* Monitor the health and well being of all children within the home
* Play a key role in the development of a person centred plan for your key service users

Requirements to be considered for this role:



* NVQ level 3 Health and Social Care (Children and young people) preferable but not essential
* Experience in challenging behaviour preferable
* Ability to show initiative, be willing to work flexibly and to keep an open mind
* A passion to help vulnerable children
* A compassionate nature

Positions are available in provisions around the Chorley, Leyland and Preston area of Lancashire however, if you live within the North West and are interested in this sort of role please do get in touch as we may have other similar positions within your area. Please contact Joel on 0161 200 1930 for more information.

Randstad Care is one of the UK market leaders in health & social care recruitment; working with several clients in numerous regions across the UK, we can find the right match for your skills. We have been helping Care Assistants, Support Workers and Nursing staff to find temporary and permanent roles for nearly twenty years.

Randstad Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and requires all applicants to share this commitment. Applicants may be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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 person centred,can work as an individual or part of a team,caring

educational requirements

NVQ 2 in health and social care