Children's Support Worker

We are looking for Children’s Support Workers living close to the Bristol area. This job is commutable from the Bristol (26 mins/15.3 miles), Weston-Super-Mare (36 mins/25.7 miles), Thornbury (16mins/6.5 miles), Oldbury on Severn (20mins/8 miles) and surrounding areas.

This is only the start of your career you could be a Manager of the future! This organisation has just been awarded "Outstanding" with Ofsted which is amazing! We’re looking for someone to support our client’s amazing children and young people grow and flourish. Be part of a specialist school, set up to be a haven for these young people. The school is Ofsted 'Outstanding’- and was founded by a CEO who is a passionate advocate for children & young adults with learning difficulties. When he set up his company he founded it saying "Things can be done better. We can make a difference."

What does a Support Worker do?

A Support Worker is both helper and companion to the children and young adults they support. In the morning you will help them get dressed, encourage them to get washed, and make sure they eat their breakfast. Afterschool or on weekend shifts you’d encourage them to participate in activities and hobbies and help them find what they are passionate about, so they can grow up into the person they want to be.

  • £8.25 per hour without qualifications.
  • £8.75 per hour with NVQ Level 3 - Health & Social Care Children and young people.
  • Full time hours, 40 hours per week.
  • Day or Night shifts available.
  • Morning shift: 7am - 4:30pm; evening shifts: 3pm - 10pm; night shifts: 9:30pm - 8am.
  • Generous benefits package, including high street discounts and child care vouchers.
  • Fantastic career progression and ongoing training.

What experience do I need to be a young adult Support Worker?

It is an advantage if you have experience working/living with children or young adults or have personal experience of working with people with learning disabilities. You will ideally hold an NVQ level 3 as mentioned above. However, full training is provided so not essential.

Do you believe things can be done differently? Every child deserves to be encouraged to be the best they can be! Do you want a job that is not only a career, but is so rewarding, make a difference every day! If this excites you or you are still not sure, don’t worry, click on apply and one of our wonderful career advisers will give you a call to talk you through this amazing opportunity.

Required skills

  • Disabilities
  • Health
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Social Care
  • Support Workers

Application questions

Are you over 18 years of age?
Do you have a full UK driving licence with access to your own vehicle?

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