Support worker

Posted 10 January by Prophet Care Recruitment

Are you inspired by supporting children with learning disabilities and other needs? Are you looking to progress in a highly rewarding role?


Prophet Care Recruitment are currently looking for outgoing and caring individuals to join our ever-growing team. This temporary support worker role is within a children’s residential home in Colchester,Essex. The home provides support for children ages 8-18 with severe learning disabilities and Autism.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:
Minimum 1-year experience in working with children and young people who have learning disabilities and other needs is essential
NVQ 3 in Care desired but not essential

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 who needs Ability to work autonomously and productively as part of a team
Knowledge of food hygiene/manual handling/health & safety standards and practices
Flexibility for shift work and sleep ins on a rota basis.

We have Early, Late, Sleep ins and wake night shifts available.

Interested? Apply Now!

We are registering support workers now, so apply quickly to book your place!


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
  • Learning Disabilities
  • SEN
  • Challenging behaviour
  • NVQ3

Application questions

Do you hold a full UK Drivers Licence?
Do you have an NVQ level 3?
Do you have a minimum of 1 years experience in a similar role?

Reference: 33254074

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