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LD Childrens Support Worker - Northampton 4611

  • Location:

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

  • Sector:

    Adult care services, Services for children

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £9.50 per hour + £9.50ph + £30 sleep in, L3 in Children & YP

  • Contact:

    Zoe Gunn

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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Job Description

** Children`s Support Worker **
** Northampton, Northamptonshire **
** Permanent and full time **
** £9.50 per hour plus £30.00 per sleepover **
** E; 7am - 3pm / L; 3pm - 10pm spread across the week with alternating one weekend on and one weekend off **

** Please note 2 x sleep overs are required per week for this position **
** Children and young people`s residential home with LD needs **

BS Social Care are currently recruiting for a number of Children`s Support Worker`s within the Northampton area. This is a full time and permanent role that is willing to pay for the Level 3 in Children and Young People (or higher if you already have the L3).

About the employer; they are a growing, private organisation specialised within the children and young people`s sector. They have homes covering Northamptonshire and Cambridgeshire and are growing with more homes being opened.

About the roles; this role is for a children`s residential home, you will be a part of a newly opened service supporting with meeting the standards and expectations set by the Registered Manager. You will safeguard and promote the welfare of service users and to ensure that the quality of care provided is consistent. You will be experienced in offering a nurturing and caring approach to LD needs. You will work as a team supporting with daily tasks including promoting education, health appointments and listening to their wishes and feelings. It is also important to work within the homes boundaries and suitable routines appropriate to their age.

About the ideal candidate; you will be an experienced Support Worker within the learning disability sector ideally but the care sector in general will be accepted. Residential care is needed rather than homecare experience.

In return, this organisation will offer you a permanent and full-time position of 40 hours on a shift pattern including nights. The shifts will include evenings, weekends, bank holidays and a minimum of one sleep in a week (this is paid as an extra onto of salary), paying £9.50 per hour / £30.00 per sleepover. They will support you not only with training but within your role to ensure you are confident that the needs are being met. Benefits will be discussed on interview.

To apply for this role, please send your CV evidencing your experience .


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