Child Support Worker

  • Location

    Salisbury, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Healthcare Assistant

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £17500 - £21000 per annum + £36 for sleeps on top of salary

  • Contact:

    Danny Harding

  • Contact email:

    salisbury@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    177872_1565596049

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-11

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Are you looking for a new opportunity or thinking about changing your role?

We are looking for support workers to work in a supported living service for young children.

The role

  • Supporting children to develop independent life goals, in line with their individual plans and goals
  • Support children with budgeting and maintaining relationships
  • Encourage children to do as much as possible for themselves, helping to identify assistance required to enable them to live as independently as possible
  • Assist with prescribed medication, in line with the policies and procedures
  • Enable children to access the local community
  • You will be part of a trained team of support staff supporting people with all aspects of their support i.e. assisting them with any medication, personal care requirements, drinks and meaningful activities.
  • Be a good role model, able to demonstrate effective practice and appropriate relationships
  • Have a willingness to work with a wide range of presenting needs of the children

You will:

  • Have the ability to build excellent rapport and relationships with a wide variety of people
  • Be flexible in working shift patterns on a rota basis including days, evenings and weekends. Role will also have sleeps. Some shifts are 24hrs
  • Be an excellent communicator and team player
  • Have excellent organisation and administration skills - able to manage workload and prioritise tasks

Benefits:

  • A generous annual leave allowance
  • On-going training and learning
  • Simply Health Cash back Scheme
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Long service and recognition scheme

Please contact me on 017 22 328 038 or email me on ckearns@meridianbs.co.uk

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.