Support Worker, Short breaks service for Children with disabilities in South Gloucester.
We have an excellent opportunity to join a charity as a Children`s short breaks Support Worker in South Gloucester.
You will be working with children who have disabilities such as autism, physical disabilities, and complex needs. Full training will be provided.
Your main duties will be providing breaks for the children who live at home the rest of the time. They stay at the service on a short-term basis, from a night to a few days.
The home provides a fun, exciting and positive atmosphere for the young people who stay there. This role will may involve some personal care, manual handling, providing 1-1 or 2-1 support, taking the service users out on day trips and to activities such as swimming, bowling, going to the park and cinema.
You will be providing a warm and supportive environment where the young people can develop their independence.
This is a very rewarding and fun position.
£18,200 - £21,422per annum
Working days are between Mondays to Sunday (36 hours per week).
Week days 2pm - 10pm.
Weekends 8.30am - 10pm, 8.30am - 3pm or 2pm - 10.00pm.
- Ideally Experience working with young people/ children with disabilities
- Level 3 in Health and Social Care or willing to complete after probation
- A driver desirable (due to the location of the service)
This an amazing job for someone new to the health and social care sector or just starting their career and looking to work with children.
To apply or for more information please call Louise on 0117 9486300