Support Worker

Posted 17 December 2018 by Caretech

Support Workers wanted for our recently rated 'Good' home in Cannock!
Superb progression opportunities
10 bedroom home working with Young People with complex health needs
£8.03- £8.47 per hour, plus FREE training including the Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare
Well established and welcoming team
No experience necessary
Due to the location, a driving licence is preferred

Our amazing Children’s Service in Cannock is a home from home; it is a large detached property with enough space for everyone to play or relax along with a big garden for the young people to enjoy in the summer. We support inspirational Young People with learning and physical disabilities, providing superior care in order for them to lead as fulfilling lives as possible. When it comes to rewarding roles, this is as good as it gets. We are seeking enthusiastic, person-centred and positive individuals to join us as Support Workers and add real value to our Young People’s lives.

The best bit? No experience in care is necessary - we are looking for courageous and committed individuals to work towards their Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare and make a career out of care. The superb training is provided for free, which will equip you with everything you need to succeed and work to the best of your ability in what can be a challenging yet highly rewarding role.

We support our Young People as individuals; they have varied likes and interests - whether this be horse riding, swimming, going to the theatre, meals out or trips to the zoo; sometimes they need support and this is where you come in to help them live fulfilling and independent lives.

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

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

  • Child Protection
  • Childcare
  • Personal Care
  • Social Care
  • Support Workers

Application question

Do you have a full UK driving Licence?

Reference: 34480058

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