Support Worker - Children's Services

Posted 2 days ago by Caretech

Support Workers wanted for Children's Service in Brierley Hill, Dudley! Ofsted rated "Good"

Superb progression opportunities in a fantastic children's residential home.

6 bedroom home, drivers preferred but not essential

£8.03 - 8.47 per hour, £67.50 per sleep in plus FREE training

Numerous shift patterns- Full time and part time options available

Experienced and welcoming team

No experience necessary

Would you describe yourself as friendly, compassionate, positive and innovative? Would a career where you can develop these attributes within a person-centred environment motivate you? Would you love the opportunity to make a real difference to our Young People's lives? Then we need your support!

At CareTech, we pride ourselves on our friendly, innovative, person-centred, empowering and positive values that we reflect as a company. We are seeking candidates who share the same passion for the values as we do, offering a career where you can develop these attributes further.

A warm welcome awaits you at Birch Coppice. We are a settled care home and pride ourselves on providing a safe, warm and nurturing environment with an excellent delivery of care. We can accommodate up to 6 children and young people aged between 5 -18 with severe learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism, downs syndrome, challenging behaviour or associated complex needs. Our children and young people have varied likes and interests, whether this be football, swimming, singing, cooking, art or going to the cinema; sometimes they need support and this is where you come in to help them live fulfilling and independent lives. Each person is respected and valued as an individual, with tailored programmes to address their specific and changing needs.

Come and join our friendly staff team committed to making a positive difference to young people’s lives.

Due to on-going development, we are seeking caring, committed and compassionate Support Workers to join our aspirational team. Whilst experience definitely isn't essential, we don't just want anyone! We are looking for committed, enthusiastic, person-centred individuals who share the same passion for care as we do and supporting children and young people in their lives and to achieve their outcomes.

In return, we will provide you with superb training and progression opportunities, in tandem with good rates of pay and a benefits package.

Why CareTech?

- We provide superb FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care
- We have a proven progression path - most of those who started as Support Workers are now Residential Managers
- We offer competitive rates of pay, along with an impressive benefits package including an employee assistance helpline, flexible additional holiday purchase scheme, childcare vouchers, stakeholder pension scheme, share save scheme
- We offer apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to get into the sector

This is a great opportunity - if you are caring, compassionate and a good communicator and would like to commit to the first stage of the process, get in touch today!

Due to the nature of the role, we will pay for you to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, prior to starting with us. CareTech is an equal opportunities employer and will invite disabled applicants to contact us to identify any additional support that they may require throughout the recruitment process.

Due to the volume of applications, if you do not receive an invitation to interview within 14 working days, then consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. By applying for this role, you are consenting to the submission of your details for this purpose only. Any data processed will be used for recruitment purposes within CareTech only and will not be retained by CareTech for any longer than 6 months.

Required skills

  • Caring
  • Empathy
  • Social Care
  • Young People
  • Residential Care

Application question

Do you have a full UK driving Licence?

Reference: 33067055

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