Support Worker - Children

Locations
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Branch name
Shropshire
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £14.51 per hour
Advert ID
336742
Newcross Healthcare are a national, established organisation that truly cares about you and your professional development. We have one mission: to deliver the highest standard of care to sick and vulnerable people. To do this, we invest in training opportunities to develop our teams of healthcare professionals.

We want you to join us!

As a Support Worker in Shrewsbury and the surrounds, you'll love the fast-pace and variety that comes with supporting the day-to-day lives of residents in a range of establishments in your area. You'll be supporting children and young people and assisting them with laundry, cleaning, meal planning, shopping, getting ready for school, working with external and internal stakeholders.

This role provides you with a unique chance to really grow in your career, take on new responsibilities and enjoy the new relationships that you build each day. Working for Newcross is an opportunity to become part of a supportive community, supported by like minded individuals.

Minimum requirements

You'll need to be an empathetic caregiver, with a minimum of 3 months of paid experience within the past 3 years under your belt and the right to live and work in the UK. Past experience of moving and handling and personal care is a requirement. You'll have a desire to become a true companion to the people in your care.

You will need access to a smart device with an internet connection to pick up shifts and submit timesheets through our app, HealthForceGo®. Access to your own vehicle would be beneficial, but is not mandatory.

It is essential that applicants hold a minimum of a NVQ Level 3 in childcare and have previous experience of caring for children within a childcare environment working with challenging behaviour.

What you'll gain

  • An hourly rate of up to £13.74, including holiday pay
  • Immediate pay with Flexi Pay, making the wait for payday a thing of the past
  • A range of flexible shifts to choose from including part-time, full-time, day and night shifts
  • Free training opportunities to take your career in whichever direction you choose
  • Access to appointments with NHS-registered GPs through a Virtual GP app
  • Face to face and telephone counselling for mental health support when you need it

Flexi Pay!

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

Apply now and you can start within a week!

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