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Support Worker Job, Working with Children in Wiltshire

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Support Worker Job, Working with Children in Wiltshire

We are looking for professional, dedicated Support Workers with experience working with children, who are committed to delivering high quality care to our clients in the Wiltshire area.

It's essential you are as confident delivering personal care and administering medication as you are enabling an individual to undertake the activities in life they desire. You should have a mindful approach of protecting the dignity of the individual and promoting their independence at all times. 

You will be working with children aged between 11 and 16 who have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties (SEBD).  This position offers a range of shifts including 24 hour shifts with sleep ins, presenting the opportunity to work hours suited to your availability. Due to the location of our clients, your own transport is essential.

Our ideal candidate will hold a British Institute of Learning Disabilities accredited Positive Intervention training certificate.

Within this Support Worker role, we can offer you:

  • Salary up to £14.66/hr, incl. holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay
  • Free uniform & training through credits earned as you work
  • Criminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial period
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year
  • One-to-one relationship with a local service manager
  • Recommend a Friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral

In order to be considered for this job you will need the following:

  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months’ previous paid experience working in care environment in the UK within the last 3 years
  • Referee contact details for your current place of work, and for all employments in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobs
  • Own transport essential
  • Experience working with children
  • British Institute of Learning Disabilities accredited Positive Intervention training preferred

If you have an NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or currently work in a support worker job, you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.

Click the Apply Now button to begin your application.

If you cannot apply online, please call Apply Now >>. Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.

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