Support Worker - Children's Services

Posted 14 August by Caretech

Residential Support Workers required for our well-renowned Children's Service in Leek!
Superb progression opportunities in a well established home
6 bed-roomed home working with Young People between 8-18 years
£7.83 - £8.27 per hour, £63.00 per Sleep In plus FREE training
Numerous shift patterns to suit
Experienced and welcoming team
No experience necessary - excellent opportunity for career progression

Do you believe that some of your best traits are compassion, empathy and friendliness? Would you say that you're the type of person who likes to make people smile? Would you like to work in a job that adds real value to people’s lives and at the same time offers you an actual career and job security? If this is how you see yourself, and these are the values you're looking for, then this is the right job opportunity for someone just like you.

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. Does this sound like you? Would you love the opportunity to make a real difference to our Young People’s lives? Then we need your support!

A warm welcome awaits you in our specialist service providing residential care for children who present with learning or physical disabilities, complex health needs, autism and challenging behaviours. Based in Leek, Staffordshire, we care for Young People with varied interests and requirements, so each person is respected and valued as an individual, with tailored programmes to address the specific and changing needs of the individual.

We pride ourselves on providing a safe, warm and nurturing environment with a high standard of care and accommodation for children, ensuring of an excellent delivery of care.

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 courageous and committed individuals who can communicate these attributes within a challenging yet rewarding environment. In return, we will provide you with superb training and progression opportunities, in tandem with good rates of pay and a benefits package. CareTech has over 250 Services as far North as Inverness and as far South as Kent, and all areas in between. We are looking for enthusiastic, person-centred individuals who share the same passion for care as we do!

Our Young People have varied likes and interests, whether this be trains, 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.

Why CareTech?

• We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
• 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, special retail discount vouchers, stakeholder pension 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. Under the Equality Act 2010, some posts may have a minimum age requirement, based on the age of the oldest child within the service you are applying for. 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, however we have other services you may be suitable for in surrounding areas for the roles below: Support Workers, Team Leaders, Deputy Managers, Registered Managers.

Required skills

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

Reference: 33066724

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