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Support Worker - Children with disabilities, short breaks

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    Up to £22279 per annum + supportive induction, great benefits

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Job Description

Children Residential Worker
Short Break Service for Children with disabilities
Salary £22,279

We have an excellent opportunity to join a charity as a Children`s short breaks Support Worker in Bristol / 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 fun 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 children 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.

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.

Qualifying Candidates

- 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)

Benefits include:-

5 weeks annual leave rising to 6 weeks after 4 years completed service
Bank Holiday entitlement
Enhanced Maternity Pay
Enhanced Paternity Pay
Life assurance
Employer Pension contribution
Flexible hours to provide an ideal balance between work life and private life
Employee benefits portal, including discounts at 100s online high street stores
Recommend a friend referral scheme with financial reward
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) Help`s to deal with personal and professional problems that could be affecting your home life or work life, health and general wellbeing.
Family Friendly Leave Pay
Virtual College: Provides a huge range of up to date and professional courses for all staff members
Bereavement Leave

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 or 07929 476065

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