Childrens Support Workers / Childrens Support Assistants required for an 'outstanding' service supporting children and young people with complex needs in the Epsom area of Surrey.
Towns close by include #epsom #lowerkingswood #ashsteadpark #tadworth
What does the role offer :
Full time role offering 37.5 hrs a week
35 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays, but amounts to 27days + bank holidays) - leave allowance increases every 5 years
Salary - £18,234 £24,785 per annum (dependent on experience and qualifications)
Enhancements are also applicable for waking nights etc
On-site accommodation is available to new staff re-locating to the area (subject to availability and terms conditions).
Flexible benefits platform, where all staff directly employed can take full advantage of a whole host of money saving discounts and a centralised Wellbeing Centre, whilst celebrating one another’s successes through their recognition e-cards.
Employee assistance programme - All employees can take advantage of our Employee Assistance Programme (BHSF) for access to free and confidential advisory and counselling services.
Free occupational health service (to include flu clinics, driver medical checks, night worker surveillance checks, and access to physiotherapist
emotional; physical; and social wellbeing.
Pension - the employer operates various pension schemes for all employees including a voluntary scheme with Legal General whereby the employer contributes 6% of gross salary and employees contribute 4%.
New employees may opt to remain in the NHS Scheme and / or the Teacher’s Pension. All other employees will be auto-enrolled into companies Personal Pension
Subsidised on site nursery
Professional development -Employees can apply for a bursary to help fund relevant qualifications to help further develop their careers.What is involved :
Supporting children 7 - 17 who have an acquired brain injury and other associated complex needs.
Many of the children will be non-verbal and will have physical disabilities in addition.
Support with daily routines to include food prep, personal care, education, physio
Work involves supporting children who are attending rehab so they can be supported to return home; and those children within long term residential support at the site with support in education environment
To operate across a 24hr shift pattern which includes days, evenings, waking nights and weekends. Full job description can be provided if interested
What experience and skills do you need :
Our client are looking for individuals who are either already working with children in care or are keen to develop in this area and have transferable skills i.
e. previous support work experience with adults with complex needs or alternatively those who have formal experience with children in other capacities.
Commitment to work 37.5 hrs over a 24 hr rota (this will include some weekend hours and waking nights) - can be discussed further
Ideally a driver due to site location, although if you can make alternative arrangements to travel to enable reliability this is not essential.
If you may be interested please apply and we will call you back for an informal chat about the role.
Alternatively, please feel free to share our information with any friends who you feel may be suitably experienced and interested as we operate a recommend a friend scheme where you and the person you refer can earn £100 of store vouchers each.
Thank you for your consideration, we look forward to hearing from you soon.
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Role : Support Worker - children
Job Type : Permanent
Location : Epsom, Surrey,
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