Salary: £16,755 - £17,972 per annum (plus the opportunity to earn up to an additional £2000 for additional responsibilities)
Benefits: Group Income Protection Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, clear career path and excellent training and support on offer, 22 days holiday + bank holidays, Pension scheme.
Hours: Our client offer full time support worker contracts with a regular shift pattern set in advance and also have a number of vacancies for weekend support workers (14.5 hours per week).
Our client is a dynamic and expanding charity that provides a unique range of services for children and young adults with special educational needs and disability. Their vision is to ‘Brighten Lives and Build Futures’ for these young people in Bolton, across the North West and beyond.
Working with children and young people with special education need and disability can be a challenging but rewarding job whatever the role; it’s a job that requires enthusiasm, dedication, energy, and a sense of humour.
Our client is looking to recruit a number of Support Workers to work within either our Children’s, Adults or Enrichment Services. With a clear career path and excellent training and support on offer, you would have the opportunity to develop an exciting and rewarding career within a rapidly developing charitable organisation, whilst making a positive impact upon the lives of the children and adults our client supports.
To support children and young adults and provide opportunities for them to maximise their physical, emotional, social and educational potential so that they can develop into confident, capable adults able to live as independently as possible.
To safeguard the children / young adults who are supported, ensuring that they are protected from all forms of abuse and they are able to live in a safe environment.
Contribute towards and implement the agreed Care and Support Plans for each child / adult supporting them to achieve their personal goals.
Contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic programmes to support and enable children and young people to manage their behaviour promoting social and emotional development.
Observe and assess the development and behaviour of the children / young people and review their individual progress and needs in line with statutory and directorate requirements.
Represent children’s / young adults interests when they are not able to do so themselves.
The Ideal Candidate will:
•be at least 23 years old (in order to comply with current good practice guidelines).
•have a Diploma Level 3 in either Children and Young People Workforce or Health and Social Care or a willingness to commence within three months of appointment.
•have a confident approach to supporting young people who may present with challenges.
•have the ability to stay motivated and work alone on occasion.
•be willing and able to provide an exceptional care service.
•have good communications skills (written and verbal).
Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed via DBS website.
This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.
If you’re the ideal candidate that our client is looking for, then send in your CV today by clicking the APPLY button below.
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