Residential Child Support Worker - Taunton


Somerset, South West, United Kingdom

About the Job
Prospero Health & Social Care are looking for a Residential Child Support Worker to fill a temp-to-perm position in the Taunton area.
Our client's aim is to assist in the provision of a happy, healthy and safe home environment, helping young people achieve their full potential and strengthen their areas of weakness. The home in Taunton is a lovely 3 bed residential children's home, currently being occupied by two children.
Your role as a Residential Child Support Worker will be to promote, safeguard and protect the welfare of each individual, to encourage their development and attitudes towards life. For their sense of security, it is essential that you establish and maintain a trusting and positive relationship with each young person. You will be assisting in preparation of meals, organising and participating in group activities and being there for each child.
We are looking for support workers who are committed to providing the highest standard of care to individuals. The successful candidates will have experience of working with children with additional needs, and will be comfortable dealing with challenging behaviour.
Support Worker Contract/Position Details:
Location - Taunton
Position - Temp-to-perm child support worker
Type of work - Supporting children with learning difficulties
Start date - ASAP
Likely Duration - Permanent job
Position end date - Unknown
Contract type - Temp-to-Perm
Rate of pay - £9.30
Hours - Day shifts, Night ShiftsSupport worker Experience, Training and Qualifications:
Experience in a support work/care environment
Up-to-date mandatory training - Food Hygiene, Health and Safety, Fire Safety, Infection Prevention, Equality and Diversity, Autism training (all can be completed free with Prospero)
Safeguarding training is imperative; you can undertake a free course with Prospero Health and Social Care if you have not completed a Safeguarding course in the last 12 months.
Health and Social Care Level 2 or 3 (desirable but not essential)To be eligible for any support work with Prospero Health and Social Care you must:
Hold the Right to Work in the UK.
Possess an enhanced DBS certificate registered with online update service or be willing to process a new application.
Provide two professional care related references.Other:
If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV. Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Prospero Health and Social Care is acting as an employment business/social care recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Health and Social Care in order to fill this vacancy.
Prospero Health and Social care is able to offer the successful candidate:
Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and other mandatory training
In-house Training and Development Team

Company Details

Company Name
Prospero Health & Social Care - Bristol

Job Details

Job Location
South West
United Kingdom