support worker in st. helens

job type
£ 9.74 per hour
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job details

st. helens, merseyside
job category
social care
job type
£ 9.74 per hour
reference number
0161 200 1930
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job description

Have you got that new year new challenge feeling? Do you have the drive to make a difference to a vulnerable child's life? Well Randstad has the opportunity for you...

We are looking for experienced Support Worker's with a passion for working with vulnerable children. This role will be very challenging on a daily basis but will give you great job satisfaction as you will truly make a difference to the lives of the young people in your care. You will need to be able to manage extreme behaviours and maintain a level of empathy in order to understand the young person and work towards a therapeutic intervention.

The company you will be working for is an established 135 year old charity based in Liverpool, founded in in the 1800's which offers a diverse range of support to vulnerable adults and children within the North West area through our schools, care homes, community and social work services and social enterprise.

The company has their own mission that is: To care, educate, protect and inspire those in need, to be an employer of choice and to be an advocate- A voice for the voiceless.

There is the opportunity to join a very well respected organisation in the St Helens area as a Children's Residential Support Worker. The service provides the highest standards of person centred support within a secure and therapeutic environment. This is a temporary to permanent role with some of the most competitive pay rates in the region (between £9.74 and £10.66 per hour). Other fantastic benefits include working on a three week rolling rota which includes having one out of three weekends off each cycle.

Benefits to you:

* Work for a market leading organisation who heavily invest in their in house training schemes. You will have the opportunity to undertake courses such as PRICE.
* If you are not already qualified you will have the opportunity to undertake your QCF level 3 (Children and young people) which will be paid for by the organisation. With this will come with an increase in salary.
* You will have the opportunity to work for 12 weeks through the agency before making the decision to go permanent so you can be sure this position is right for you.
* During the initial 12 weeks you will be paid on a weekly basis via the agency.
* Extremely competitive pay rates.

Responsibilities of the role:

* Support service users on a day to day basis in a secure environment.
* Offer therapeutic interventions as outlined by the individual care plans.
* Keep all paperwork and daily logs up to date.

To be considered for this rewarding opportunity, you must:

* Have some experience supporting young people with challenging behaviour (preferably in a secure environment).
* Be passionate about working with young people in care.
* Have at least a NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care.

If you are looking for a challenging yet very rewarding role, please apply now. This role is available immediately and has the potential to provide further opportunities for you to progress in your care career.

Please note that applicants must be 22 years old and above.

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity - please apply online or give Mike a call on 01612001930

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.


Care Worker, Support Worker, Social Care, Health