Children's Support Worker

2019-10-09 00:01:372019-11-05 Hoop Recruitment
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Area Cardiff, Wales
Sector Social Care - Support W- Child
Salary £7.50 – £10.00 Per Hour
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser Ruby Tucker
Job Views 58
Hoop Social Care have a rare opportunity for a compassionate children’s support worker in the Cardiff area. We are looking for an individual who is comfortable supporting children, aged 3 to 19, with complex needs.
You will be working within a registered children’s home, which is located on a school site, set in the rural countryside. The complex needs of the children you will be supporting include physical and sensory impairments, as well as learning difficulties.
Your role will revolve around providing person-centred care, as well as helping the children with their daily activities. Part of the position will include assisting with dressing, shopping, cooking, cleaning, as well as providing companionship. You will work closely with the young people of the home, to ensure their opportunities for educational development are maximised. You will also be there to encourage and assist the children to enjoy activities that are fundamental to the development of their identity and self-esteem.

This is a fulltime position which will require you to be flexible and available to work a range of hours. Your shifts will cover Monday through to Sunday, including day shifts and occasional night work. 

  • The opportunity to achieve further qualification i.e. QCF level 2,3,4
  • 27 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Extensive training
  • Double pay on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day
  • Time and a half on bank holidays
  • A rewarding career; supporting children with complex needs
  • Carry out and implement care plans
  • Assist clients with daily activities, i.e. personal care, cooking, cleaning, etc. 
  • Communicate effectively with all young people, staff and family members
  • Promote and encourage independence
  • Be creative regarding problem solving
  • Remain calm and collected in stressful situations
  • Compassionate, with the desire to make a difference to the lives of young people
  • Able to work a shift pattern on a rolling rota
  • Flexibility with working hours
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Full Driving Licence
If this is the job for you or you would like to learn more about this role, please contact Ruby Tucker at Hoop Recruitment on 02922 400519.
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