All children and young people attending deserve the best experience that we are able to offer in a happy and safe environment. Children must have a sense of belonging, of being welcome and be able to grow in confidence and self-esteem. The Support Worker will support independence, choice, integration and inclusion in the community.
To become a support worker at the children’s service it is essential that you:
- Are over 18 years of age and can provide evidence of your right to work in the UK
- Have a satisfactory DBS check. Any conviction or adverse report relating to care, children or dishonesty would make a candidate unsuitable for this role
- Are able to work weekends, school holidays and some evenings
- Have an understanding of the importance of all children’s need to have fun, socialise and relax and ways in which staff can support this
- Are prepared to use the skills you have, and demonstrate an enthusiasm and energy to join in and get involved
- Have an understanding of the challenges disabled young people and their families can face on a daily basis and an appreciation of the barriers to inclusion that disabled people and their families experience
- Are able to work in a physically demanding role that involves lifting and operating lifting equipment
- Are willing to undertake training as required for the role.
Pay: £7.90 up to and including 24 years old, £8.05 over 25 years old
Closing date: Friday 18th August 2017
To apply: Please return your completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information please download the relevant documents below: