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Date Added: Fri 01/12/2023

Child Support Worker

Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, DG1, UK
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Job Type: Contract, Full Time

Salary: £16 - £18/hour employee discount app

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young individuals? Do you have the dedication and empathy to support children and young people in a residential setting? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Residential Childcare Worker in the beautiful county of Dumfries, Scotland.

Randstad is committed to providing high-quality care and support to vulnerable children and young people. Our team of dedicated professionals works collaboratively to empower young individuals, promote personal development, and foster positive relationships.

What can Randstad offer child support workers?

Competitive rates up to £18 per hour plus double time on bank holidays
Employee discount scheme with major highstreet retailers
Unlimited friend referral bonuses- £300 per referral!!
£300 signing bonus
Training and professional development opportunities to enhance your skills
Endorsement on SSSC
Support from within the team and a dedicated Randstad consultant
A supportive and inclusive working environment
The chance to make a significant difference in the lives of young people

A successful child support worker will responsible for:

Building trusting and supportive relationships with children and young people in your care.
Assisting in the day-to-day care of children, ensuring their safety, and promoting a structured routine
Planning and participating in engaging recreational and educational activities
Encouraging educational attainment and providing educational support where necessary.
Facilitating workshops, group activities, and life skills sessions to promote personal development, social skills, and decision-making abilities.
Collaborating with other team members and external agencies to ensure a holistic approach to the young person's care.
Maintaining accurate records of progress, incidents, and any concerns.
Adhering to all relevant policies, procedures, and regulations governing residential childcare.

To be successful in your child support worker application, you will:

Have previous experience working in a care setting with young people in the UK
Have knowledge of cognitive behavioural approaches, attachment theory and child protection policy
Be able to demonstrate how your lived experiences have informed your approach to care
Have experience advocating on behalf of a young person
Register under the PVG scheme
Full driving licence
Obtained SVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care, or equivalent

Does this sound like you?

Apply now and a dedicated Randstad consultant will get in touch to discuss!

Looking for something new but this is not the role for you? Head over to the Randstad website for a full list of vacancies!

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing
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