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Date Added: Sat 04/03/2023

Support Worker

Sheffield, UK
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Job Type: Hourly

Salary: £10.93 - £13.09 per hour + + Pension



We have positions for Support Workers and Senior-Support Workers at our Children's Residential Homes in Sheffield

Locations: SHEFFIELD (S4) and (S11)

Job Types: Full-Time, Part-Time and Zero Hours (the role involves shift work, including working at night, sleep-ins, weekends and bank holidays)

Support/Senior Support Worker Salary: £10.93 - £13.90 per hour (which will dependent on skills, training and experience).

  • Support Worker up to £12.47 (or £25,937.00pa based on 40hrs/wk)
  • Senior Support Worker up to £13.90 (£28,912.00pa based on 40hrs/wk)

About Us:

Recognised for our innovative and high-quality services Progressive Care is a leading National provider of Social Care services for Children & Families, Young People and Adults across South Yorkshire, the East & West Midlands and the North West.

We now have attractive and exciting opportunities for passionate, ambitious and driven individuals who are wanting to be part of a nurturing and supportive environment for children.

Our homes provide excellent high standards of care for care for children.

Building on this, we are seeking to appoint experienced and motivated Residential Support Workers / Senior Support Workers who are positive role models and are passionate about creating a culture of care that focuses on the achievements and outcomes for the children we care for.

The Role:

  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide personalised care packages for children aged 12-17.
  • Safeguard children through continued assessment, planning and reviews.
  • Engage and build professional relationships with children
  • Support children to reach their full potential
  • Support and be involved in the home's weekly activities
  • Work collaboratively with community resources and advocate for children where necessary

The right candidate will:

  • Having a Level 3 Children Residential Childcare is desirable. However, this is not essential as full training will be provided for successful applicants.
  • Having experience working with children is beneficial. However, we welcome applicants that we feel would have the right aptitude, and life skills to work with children.
  • Have a genuine desire to support others to improve their lives
  • Promote the identity and self esteem of the children within our care
  • Good Literacy and communication skills
  • Patience and empathy towards some of the issues and challenges are faced by children
  • Able to deal with emotional and behavioural difficulties and stay calm under pressure.
  • Able to work flexibly, including bank holidays, evenings and weekends

We offer:

  • Excellent rates [banding depends upon qualifications and experience]
  • Support Worker up to £12.47 (or £25,937.20pa based on 40hrs/wk)
  • Senior Support Worker up to £13.90 (£28,912.00pa based on 40hrs/wk)
  • A comprehensive induction program with constructive/ reflective supervision to ensure thorough understanding of the role
  • Continued professional development and full access to an Accredited Training Centre to ensure ongoing and extensive training; resulting in recognised qualifications
  • Career progression is a guarantee for the right candidate!!
  • An extremely rewarding and fulfilling job role with great variety
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Travel expenses & mileage
  • Access to Blue Light Card discount scheme

Because of the nature of its work with children and vulnerable adults Progressive Care uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to make checks at an enhanced level on all persons whose work or proposed work will involve regular contact with or working in close proximity to children and vulnerable adults in our care.

Sponsorship not available

For further information, please contact us now at #removed# 265

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