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Support Worker 10:70 prh

Based in Scarborough

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We are looking for a self-motivated individual with a genuine desire and passion to care for children and young people.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with a genuine desire and passion to care for children and young people.  Willows Lull is a Children’s Charity based in Scarborough which provides respite care to children and young people aged from birth to 17 years with complex health needs and or disabilities. We support families within the East Coast and Ryedale areas. 

The successful applicant will have experience of working with children in a health or social care setting and will be an essential part of our dedicated team providing day care & overnight respite care. As such they will be required to work shifts including night shifts.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide a caring, safe, secure and accepting environment that meets the physical, health, social needs and rights of the young people. Assisting nursing staff in providing care needs for each child/young person.
  • Assist in the compilation and execution of a comprehensive timetable of activity to enhance quality of life. Participate in all activities with the children and young people as required.
  • Develop and maintain a good level of awareness of child protection issues, assessing and recording risks. Completing accurate and up to date records of the work undertaken and completing written reports as required.
  • Learn about our children / young children’s individual needs and requirements and take responsibility for the promotion of safeguarding and the welfare of children and young people.
  • Housekeeping duties eg. Laundry duties, general cleaning, washing up, assisting with meal times.

Applicant requirements:

Essential - A passion and commitment to working with children and young people and experience of working within the social care or health sector as a support worker/carer, including experience of working with challenging behaviour.

Desirable - NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in a relevant field.  Applicants will undergo in house training & continuous training for personal development.

The role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check & suitable references (3 required).

Previous Applicants need not apply

Please email Willowslull2016@gmail.com in the first instance with address details for an application form to be sent.

Salary:
TBC
Position:
Temp to permanent
Located in:
Scarborough
Closing Date:
6th April 2020
Employer:
Willows Lull
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