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Children's Senior Support Worker

  • Location:

    Bridgend, Wales

  • Sector:

    Services for children

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    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Job Description

40 hours a week

Days and waking nights on a 12 hour static shift pattern (Two days, two nights, four off)

£9.50 an hour rising to £10.50 an hour pending on passing a 6 month probation period

We are looking for individuals who have an interest in supporting children and young people with challenging and emotional needs. You will be enthusiastic, driven and determined to enrich the lives of the young people you will be working with and will be passionate about making a positive impact on the children and young people you are supporting.
Daily duties include but not limited to

  • Communicating with staff any needs, concerns or changes during your shift
  • Supporting the young people to plan their day ahead, ensuring they have a freedom of choice
  • Listening to the young people and children you are supporting, ensuring they get a say in decisions that are made about them and sharing information in a way they will understand
  • Supporting the children and young people to achieve their goals
  • Supporting the children and young people to have a relationship with their families
  • Ensuring the children and young people attend education, training or employment
  • Encourage and support their hobbies, interests and encouraging a healthy social life
  • Support and encourage to attend health appointments
  • Ensuring the children and young people develop a sense of worth
  • Document all relevant paperwork
  • General housekeeping duties

In order to be considered for this role

  • You will have a QCF level 3 in health and social care (Children and young people`s)
  • You will have a flexible approach to working hours, 365 days a year, 12 hour static shift pattern of days and waking nights (2 days, 2 nights, 4 off)
  • You will have a full drivers license (manual)
  • A clear DBS
  • Preferably a background of working with children, young adults or in a similarly challenging role
    You will be 21 or over
    If this sounds like you apply now or contact Stacey at BS Social Care 02920 224755


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