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DATE ADDED: Sat 24/11/2018

Complex Needs Children's Support Worker

South Glamorgan, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £8 - £9/hour

Hoop Social Care have an exciting new opportunity for a compassionate individual to work in the Cardiff area. We are searching for individuals who are confident supporting children, aged 3 to 19, with complex needs. The role will be withing a registered children’s service, within a rural countryside setting. The needs of the children you will include supporting physical and sensory impairments, as well as learning difficulties.
 
Your role will be based around providing person-centred care, as well as helping the children with their daily tasks and activities. Part of the position will be providing companionship. You will work closely with the children, to ensure their opportunities for educational development are maximised. You will also be there to encourage and support the children to enjoy activities that are key to the development of their identity and self-esteem.

This is a full time position which will require you to be flexible and available to work a range of hours. Your shifts will cover Monday through to Sunday, including day shifts and occasional night work. 

Benefits:

The opportunity to achieve further qualification i.e. QCF level 2,3,4
27 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
Pension scheme
Extensive training
Double pay on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day
Time and a half on bank holidays
A rewarding career; supporting children with complex needs   
Responsibilities: 

Carry out and implement care plans
Assist clients with daily activities, i.e. personal care, cooking, cleaning, etc. 
Communicate effectively with all young people, staff and family members
Promote and encourage independence
Be creative regarding problem solving
Remain calm and collected in stressful situations   
Requirements:

Compassionate, with the desire to make a difference to the lives of young people
Able to work a shift pattern on a rolling rota
Flexibility with working hours
Excellent communication skills
Full Driving Licence  
  
If this is the job for you or you would like to learn more about this role, please contact Scott Johnston at Hoop Recruitment on (Apply online only)
Role: Complex Needs Children's Support Worker
Job Type: Permanent
Location: South Glamorgan,

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