Children's Support Worker

Posted 23 January by Prophet Care Recruitment

At Prophet Care Recruitment we are currently looking for enthusiastic and caring individuals for temporary Support Worker roles within a children's residential home in Chelmsford. The home provides support for children aged 8 - 18 with severe Learning Disabilities and Autism. We have Early, Late, Sleep ins and wake night shifts available.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:
Minimum one year’s experience in working with children and young people who have learning disabilities and other needs
An understanding of the needs of children and young people with learning disabilities
Experience of providing care to people with learning disabilities
Physically fit and able to undertake safe manual handling practices
Good verbal and written communication skills
Good telephone manner and good level of spoken
English Observant and sensitive to a Service User’s needs Ability to work autonomously and productively as part of a team
Knowledge of food hygiene/manual handling/health & safety standards and practices
NVQ 3 in Care desired but not essential
Flexibility for shift work and sleep ins on a rota basis

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including eligibility to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS and full reference checks. For more information on the role please apply for the role, and we will contact you within 24 hours of your application

Required skills

  • Autism
  • Residential
  • Young People
  • Support Worker
  • Children's Home

Application questions

Are you a car driver?
Do you have current experience working with children?

Reference: 32353281

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