Job Description

Essential Criteria

Must have a full uk License

at least 1 years experience supporting Children and Young People.

This position is full time, and will include full day sleep shifts, about 10 shifts per month, these are usually 2 in a row (48 hours) with rest days in between, but 24 hour shifts also possible.

Salary is 28-33k depending on experience and level 3 qualification

Having a Level 3 in Children and Young People or Health and Social Care – equivalent or higher would be a massive advantage. If you have over 2 years experience but no level 3 then still apply.

My Client is a leading provider of support to young people and children, and due to continued growth have an exciting new opening for a Children’s support worker. Based in one of their high quality accommodations in the area this is a great opportunity to join a dynamic and forward thinking company that really does make a difference to vulnerable young people's lives and circumstances.

We are Recruiting for Halifax, Bury and Rochdale

Duties and Further Information:

To assist the Home Manager & Service Manager, in ensuring that the home operates in such a way which maximises the potential for resolving young people’s problems and encourages their healthy development.

To provide an environment which is conducive to young people with challenging behaviour and learning disabilities, and manage the home effectively to ensure that the children are looked after professionally and appropriately in a warm, caring and therapeutic environment.

Demonstrate leadership and efficient organisation

Ensure and promote correct & effective administrative and record keeping systems

To ensure that a coherent approach is adopted towards childcare planning for children within the home.

Ensure that conditions are both safe and healthy and that the environment is pleasant, comfortable and homely.

Liaise with external bodies and relevant individuals

To actively liaise with educational provisions, local schools and colleges of further education to ensure that the appropriate education and training is afforded to both young people and staff.

To ensure that the home is kept in a clean and tidy.

Requirements: drive, experience working with challenging young people (12 months +), willingness to travel to other homes in the area if required due to staff shortages, preferably have NVQ level 3 Children and Young People, or be willing to work towards this.

Excellent salary and benefits with a really great company – with high spec quality provisions designed for young people to be safe and secure.