Children’s Support Worker – Drivers only

  • Reference: NOR52181
  • Salary: £15.01 - £18.27 ph
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Prestige Nursing & Care

Children’s Support Worker

Aylmerton NR11

Pay is £15.01 – £18.27 per hour with weekly pay

Our client attends school Monday to Friday so the shift times are based around this – 14:00-22:00 during the week, 10:00-22:00 at the weekend, plus 22:00 – 10:00 sleep on call nights Friday and Saturday.

We are looking to recruit a small team of support workers for full or part time hours in NR11 8QA to support our sociable young lady who has cerebral palsy, associated intellectual disability, microcephaly and epilepsy.

This young lady enjoys tactile play and spending time doing fun activities. We are looking for support workers to assist her to do the things she loves – baking, crafts, riding her bike, visiting the zoo, going out for meals, cinema, bowling and zumba. She enjoys the company of happy people with outgoing personalities.

Our client requires assistance with all aspects of daily living as well as support with managing occasional behaviours due to her needs – sensory seeking, disorientation, anxiety. Due to our client requiring constant supervision she has two to one support. You will be required to undertake Safety Intervention Training.

Support Workers must be happy to drive our clients vehicle for the school drop off/pick up and trips out.

What we offer:

  • A variety of shifts to suit your lifestyle
  • 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.

Your role will include:

  • Prompting medication
  • Helping with the preparation of meals and drinks
  • Assisting with activities of daily living, domestic duties and personal care
  • Maintaining and updating reports such as care plans

We’re looking for:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A driver’s licence
  • Good professional and personal references
  • Paid previous experience as a care assistant is essential

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.

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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