Children and Young People's Support Worker


Royston, Yorkshire and the Humber, United Kingdom

Children and young people's support worker, Royston, Meldreth, Cambridgeshire, Social Care, Support Worker
Your new company
We are working with a national children's care and education provider. Their children's homes and schools provide education, care and therapeutic support for children and young people aged 9-19 years with severe and profound communication difficulties associated with conditions such as cerebral palsy, autism, brain injury and degenerative disorders.

Your new role
It is a tough yet totally rewarding role. Ultimately, our client is looking for people with a passion to build relationships and positively change the lives of the children and young adults that they work with.
So, whilst previous experience working in Children's care would be highly beneficial; it's not essential. What's more important to our client is that you can demonstrate the right attitude to make a difference.

What you'll need to succeed
* Willingness to learn and to go the extra mile
* A minimum of 6 months experience in the last 2 years working in a Social Care role
* Ability to guide and encourage supportive independence when possible
* Exceptional communication skills and patience
* Resilient with a robust and positive nature
* Ability to be creative in meeting the needs of the young adults or children's needs
* Ability to work on a rota pattern- please note that this will typically mean working every other weekend
What you'll get in return
* Full training and continued support
* Opportunity to study the Level 3 diploma in Residential Child Care which will be funded by us!
* Part time hours available if required
* 30 days' holiday including bank holidays
* Life assurance and pension
* health cash back plan
* Car lease scheme
* Bike to work scheme
* Perk box
* Free parking
What you need to do now
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Yorkshire and the Humber
United Kingdom