Children’s Support Worker

  • Temporary
  • Part Time
  • Headington
  • Reference: BAN52502
  • Salary: £12.63 - £13.01 ph
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Prestige Nursing & Care

Children’s Support Worker

Headington, Oxford

£12.63 – £13.89 per hour with weekly pay and paid training

We offer the flexibility of either a zero hour contract or contracted hours, whichever suits your lifestyle the most.

About Prestige Nursing & Care Banbury

Banbury branch prides itself on the care they deliver in and around the community, with colleagues and clients having been with us for over 15 years! Whilst our branch is situated in the lovely village of Banbury, much of our work is in and around our towns and villages within the area. We offer a variety of care services; however, we do pride ourselves on the excellent support and care we deliver to our clients, specialising in homecare, complex care and supporting our young clients and children.

What is our client looking for

This is a great opportunity to work with our young client, supporting her at home. Our client has Cerebral Palsy and we are looking for a reliable, kind and passionate support worker to aid a young person’s quality of life. Can you use your initiative to think of sensory activities, can you be a comfort whilst watching a movie, can you be positive, upbeat and enthusiastic?

This is a growing package, and will start with part time hours, to progress. We also welcome those with no prior care experience, and full training will be provided. Please note you must have a minimum 6 months UK work history.

At the request of our client, we require females only for this role.

Do you need experience?

As much as this is preferred, we do offer an excellent care certificate training programme for anyone who is new to care.

What we offer:

  • A variety of shifts to suit your lifestyle
  • We offer the flexibility of either a zero hour contract or contracted hours, whichever suits your lifestyle the most.
  • You will be paid the National Minimum Wage for all attended training sessions and shadow shifts.
  • Work with our own clients, no agency work.
  • Pension scheme
  • Blue light card
  • Free DBS check
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity and Adoption schemes
  • Continued professional development to support you & your career
  • Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Refer a friend with the Care Friends mobile app and earn extra money – T&C’s apply
  • Employee Assistance line – available 24/7 and fully confidential for our staff
  • Support from your local branch team and out of hours support.

We’re looking for:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A full UK driver’s licence & your own vehicle is a requirement
  • Good professional and personal references

Want to find out how you can make life better for yourself and the people you care for?

In line with CQC & Care Inspectorate regulations, we require and will undertake Enhanced DBS/PVG, Right to Work, Reference and Employment History checks in line with Government guidelines for this role and safer recruitment best practice. Whilst we endeavour to keep the recruitment process as short as possible, due to the nature of these important checks there may be extension to timelines. All our clients are equally entitled to have their needs met in a safe, fair and balanced way. Prestige Nursing & Care colleagues are responsible for promoting Equal Opportunities for all and for challenging any behaviour or practice which discriminates against any client or colleague on the grounds of race, religion, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, identity or any other perceived difference.

You may be asked to provide your employment details through HMRC.

As a Company we are unable to provide Sponsorship for overseas candidates. Applicants must have proof of right to work in the UK. It is a requirement to provide an overseas police check dated within the last 3 months of being in the UK if you have lived outside of the UK for longer than a year in the last 5 years.

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Prestige Nursing & Care reserve the right to close this role early

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