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Location: Newark on Trent
Salary: £9.50 - £12 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Health & Social Care
Contact Name: Hannah Williamson

Children's Support Worker

Job Description

Location: Newark, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £9.50 - £12.00 per hour
Job type: Temporary ongoing

Hours: Day - short days and long days available (some nights)
Start date: Immediate start subject to satisfactory References and DBS

Barker Ross Health and Social Care are currently recruiting for a Children's and Young Adults Support Worker on behalf of a client based near Newark in Nottingham. This will involve supporting children and young adults with challenging behaviours, social and emotional problems (SEMH), Autism, ADHD, childhood trauma and learning disabilities.

Job details:

  • Providing high quality care to children and young people, identifying needs and preferences for each individual
  • Supporting children and young adults with challenging behaviours, social and emotional problems (SEMH), Autism, ADHD, childhood trauma and learning disabilities
  • Residential service also on site
  • Encourage good community relationships and liaising with children's families and carers
  • Supporting young people in education, training and development
  • Accurately report, record and maintain records as required, adhering to care and support plans
  • Assist with all aspects of catering and domestic duties as and when required and supporting children and young people to develop life skills
  • Report any deficiencies in the service of whatever nature to the service manager or nurse manager
  • Person centred support plans and risk assessments are created in partnership with the young person, their family, school, other professionals and social workers
  • Providing one to one support, day to day activities, days out and group trips
  • Attending therapy sessions and supervised contact visits
  • Ensuring children and young people are given opportunities to achieve their full potential
  • Various hours of work available on working rota

Must have 6 months experience within health and social care

NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People

Current DBS

If this is a role you are interested in please contact Hannah at Barker Ross Health and Social Care on 0115 9418131 or apply online to this advert.

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