Children's Support Worker

Company:  HAYS
Location: Cardiff
Closing Date: 22/03/2024
Salary: £13 - £20 Per Hour
Hours: Full Time
Type: Temporary
Job Requirements / Description
Children's Support Worker

Your New Company

You will be working within the Cardiff region at one of their children and young persons residential settings. They have a firm belief that every child and young person, no matter their ability or situation, deserve to enjoy engaging activities with other young people all while receiving expert care and attention. You will be working for an authority which is open and honest about the difficulties people face and allow those to have their say about what is important to them. They champion fairness and, together, they work with communities to offer the best service they can to those who really need it. If you hold the same visions of care and passion for those more vulnerable than us - this is the post for you.

Your New Role

  • Supporting children aged 6 - 18 with emotional behaviour disorder and/or complex needs in one of 3 active services in Cardiff
  • To safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people
  • Ensuring an inclusive and fair environment for a diversity of backgrounds/ situations/ abilities
  • Adhering to personal care plans which have been drawn up after assessing the needs and goals of the placement
  • Adhering to strict health and safety practice to ensure the wellbeing of the children and young people
  • Building rapport and empowering children and young people to reach their potential
  • Building rapport and good relationships with the families
  • Produce and maintain accurate record keeping in accordance with GDPR
  • Adopting a child-centred approach to provide the best care to children and young people with complex health / emotional needs
  • Carry out elements of personal care if required

  • What You'll Need to Succeed

  • Child-centred approach to care
  • Positive attitude to care
  • Previous experience within children's social care or transferrable skill role is desirable.
  • Full UK driving licence
  • NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care is desirable, but you do have the option to work towards it.
  • Basic understanding of children's human rights and safeguarding is essential.
  • Experience working within a multi-agency environment is desirable.
  • Self-motivation and determination to grow and succeed together
  • Enhanced DBS check (Update Service DBS' desirable for swifter onboarding)

  • What you'll get in return:

  • Expert recruiting consultant to guide you through and beyond the process
  • 37 hours per week full time role
  • 30% enhancement on hourly rate after 8pm on weekdays
  • 50% enhancement on hourly rate on weekends
  • Sleep in Allowance
  • Career progression via qualifications and promotion
  • Free enhanced DBS check

  • What you need to do now:

    If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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