Bank Support Worker
Taunton, Somerset, England
- £ 8.72 - 9.6 Per hour
- Full time, Part time
- Job level
- Newly qualified, Studying / Unqualified, Qualified (non-manager)
- 9 Nov 2020
- 9 Dec 2020
BANK SUPPORT WORKER OPPORTUNITIES
Due to expansion we are looking for caring, compassionate and committed individuals to join our team of brilliant Support Workers working in our therapeutic residential children homes based in Taunton and Bridgwater.
If you are a motivated and passionate individual with a strong desire to make a positive difference to the lives of children and young people we would like to hear from you. We are looking for experienced and qualified Bank Support Workers who are able to demonstrate an enthusiastic and innovative attitude with a willingness to learn and develop.
This an exciting time to be part of the team at 1848. We are a growing organisation committed to safeguarding and positively changing the lives of the young people in our care. We are ambitious for our young people, for our staff and for our organisation. We want to challenge and change the system for young people.
1848 Ltd is an organisation committed to providing support to young people in every step of their journey; from our therapeutically supported residential homes for children and young people, to our 16+ transition services. Quite simply, the young people we look after need care, compassion, understanding and patience, the same as any other young person. Our teams have specialist knowledge, expertise and skills in working with young people who have emotional behavioural disorder.
As a Support Worker, you will be supporting young people with their daily lives, building life skills and developing independence. Your role will also be to support the young people come to terms with, and move on from, their varying emotional, behavioural and often mental health issues.
Ideally, you will have experience of working in a children's home or working with young adults in transition services and have achieved QCF Level 3 in Children & Young People or Level 3 Health & Social Care, or equivalent. Experience of working in CAMHS inpatient or community services, Emotional Behavioural Disorder, Social/Residential Work or Youth Work would be advantageous.
We offer highly competitive salaries and good career opportunities. Excellent training and support is provided, along with a full and comprehensive induction program. As part of your employment, you will have the opportunity to complete a Level 3 Certificate in Child & Adolescent Mental Health. You will also have the opportunity to work alongside our therapists to gain further experience and skills.
Please note for this post candidates will be required to:-
· Hold a valid driving licence.
· Be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure processed by the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references.
Job Types: Flexible working hours. Including days, weekends, evenings and sleep-ins.
Hourly Rate: £8.72 – 9.60 per hour (dependent on qualifications). Separate sleep-in rate.
To apply for this position please contact Apply
We welcome applications from people with disabilities. 1848 is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.
1848 is committed to child protection, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, including supply staff, to share this commitment through exceptional safeguarding practice.
Successful candidates who are invited to interview will be required to complete an application for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check to ensure suitability of working with children. You will also be required to sign up to the online DBS service. As such candidates will need to bring original documents to evidence their identity that will satisfy DBS requirements, ie either a current driving licence or passport including a photograph, or a full birth certificate, plus a document such as a utility bill or financial statement that shows the candidate’s current name and address and where appropriate change of name documentation.