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Children's Support Worker

Job Summary

  • Location East Sussex
  • Salary £9.00 - £9.50 per hour + PENSION, HOURLY SLEEP IN RATE, HOLIDAY
  • Contract Type Temporary/Contract
  • Sector Health & Social Care
  • Date Posted 21 June 2021
  • Ref FPRGCSW_1624294109

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Job Description

I am currently recruiting for Children's Residential Support Workers to join our dedicated team and work alongside our fantastic client base located in East and West Sussex.

You will be based within one of our welcoming Residential Children's Homes where you will be supporting young people who have come from traumatic backgrounds and suffer with emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD) to positively work towards their individual goals.

This role offers you amazing flexibility with shifts needed throughout the entire week, including weekends and bank holidays. We will provide you with an outstanding selection of shifts, allowing you to control how little or much you want to work on a weekly basis giving you a great work life balance!

You will be responsible for spending group or one-to-one time with the young people, participate in staff meetings/handovers, support the staff, perform basic domestic duties, preparing meals for the young people and planning fun activities to do during the day or after school such as baking or gardening. You will be expected to complete light admin, answering the phone, updating records where needed, assist with taking the young people to appointments/days out and transporting them to school and back when needed.

Each home provides a safe, supportive and secure environment where each young person can focus on their individual development whilst being offered outstanding opportunities and continuous encouragement. You will be an important role model to the young people who will look up to for support, guidance and reliability.

Here at FPR Group, we value our staff and understand the importance of the work they do on a daily basis, which is why when you become a Children's Residential Support Worker with us, we will offer you a bundle of incredible employee benefits. These include excellent pay rates, accruable holiday entitlement, pension scheme, free DBS scheme*, weekly pay, mandatory online training with certificates to keep and access to a supportive team of consultants.

You will need a minimum of six months experience within the care sector and the willingness to undertake a Level 3 Diploma in Children & Young People to be considered for this role. This position does include working paid hourly rate sleep-in shifts and the ability to drive is not essential.

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Winona Bulmer

Winona Bulmer

I am a recruitment consultant in our Health & Social Care sector where I specialise in placing great support workers and other healthcare professionals into temporary work. I am very organised wit

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