Children's Support Worker - Days & Waking Nights

Locations
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Branch name
North Devon Somerset
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £16.23 per hour
Advert ID
339491
We're actively seeking dedicated Support Workers to join our team in Shepton Mallet and the surrounds, encouraging our service users to live a rich, independent life. This is a unique opportunity to work as part of a team on specific care packages on a regular basis. Whether you have some professional care experience, or have cared for a loved one or friend, we want to hear from you.

You can make a difference!

As an expert Support Worker in Shepton Mallet and the surrounds, you'll be hands-on in supporting service users with complex healthcare needs. You'll be enabling them to remain in their own home, rather than being admitted to a specialist unit or hospital. You'll be supporting children with personal care, clinical needs, social integration activities, posture care and any other services needed.

This means you will be helping them live a happy and fulfilling life in a familiar environment, with family and friends. Specialist training will be given, tailored to the packages of care you work on.

It is essential that you have prior experience of assisting service users with Airway Management, PEG Feeding and Tracheostomy but full training and induction will be provided.

Take advantage of

  • A competitive remuneration of £16.23 per hour, including holiday pay
  • Take control of when you get paid with instant Flexi Pay
  • Fixed hours on a rota basis
  • Free ongoing learning and development to take your career where you go
  • Access to NHS registered GPs and mental health support to avoid waiting for NHS appointments
  • Free DBS and uniform

Role requirements

You'll already have a minimum of 3 months experience under your belt and hold a valid Moving and Handling certificate. We do also accept candidates with experience of caring for a loved one. The right to work in the UK is a must. As well as excellence in care, we also need you to demonstrate our core values of positivity, trustworthiness, respectfulness, understanding, kindness, and calmness on every shift. Access to your vehicle is desirable.

Flexi Pay!

You are in control of when you get paid with Flexi Pay! Simply submit your timesheets through our app and you'll gain instant access to an advance of up to 50% of the value of your shifts even on weekends and bank holidays.

Apply now and you can start within a week!

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