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
CJ324367
phone
0203 870 6355
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job description

Set in the beautiful Hampshire countryside, this service boasts 8 acres of parkland to help entertain the children and young people that attend this prestigious Residential School. Do you think you can positively contribute to their lives, using your interests and hobbies? My name is Katy and I am looking for someone who is able to use their hobbies to motivate and inspire. Your role will be to provide guidance and support through the use of activities to stimulate and engage children and young people.

Benefits -
* Beautiful setting- 8 acres of parkland surrounding the service
* Activity focus schedule- making the most of each day
* Free enrolment onto an NVQ level 3 qualification
* Multiple options of progression and development within the company
* Free parking for cars and bikes
* Discounts of shopping, cinema and much more
* Pay increases for experienced gained whilst working

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 interests
* Supporting children to manage their behaviour using proven techniques
* Using skills and approved approaches learnt during training provided
* Report writing and hand overs
* 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 young people
* No hands on personal care is required

Requirements -
* Life experience or work experience with young people preferred
* Understanding of verbal challenging behaviour
* Must be able to work full time for half day shifts 0730-1500 and 1430-2200
* Must have a can do, positive attitude
* Must be a driver due to rural location of school
* Excellent communication skills required

This is a fantastic opportunity for flexible candidates looking to use their skills to better a child's life. To join this dedicated team or 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