Full time Support Worker - Treetops

Salary: £9.16 per hour
Full time (36 hours) on an annualised hours contract

Treetops is a six bed residential home providing short breaks for disabled young people up to the age of 18. 

We are looking to recruit a full time member of staff.  Hours will include early/late shifts and weekends. It is essential that all applicants hold or are working towards a relevant level 3 qualification (e.g. NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care, Workforce Diploma, NNEB, CACHE) or are willing to work towards this – assistance may be provided to help you achieve this.  The successful applicant must be a minimum of 21 years old and be able to attend mandatory training courses and Induction Standards training.

This position may include key working duties therefore the successful applicant must be IT literate and confident using Microsoft Word.  A car driver would also be desirable.

Summary of tasks:

  • To listen to children's wishes and choices and action where possible
  • To plan and run appropriate activities that meets the needs of all the children and young people
  • To help and support the young people in all aspects of personal care respecting their dignity at all times
  • To enable children and young people to meet their individual outcomes
  • The position requires moving and handling and medical procedures such as gastro feeding 
  • To be a keyworker for families, and update the keychild’s paperwork as required

The successful applicant will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at enhanced level, two references and an Occupational Health check.  After a 6 months probationary period you will be entitled to six weeks annual leave and pension benefits after 3 months.

For information please contact Sophie Taylor on 01932 568365 or email staylor@whitelodgecentre.co.uk.  For an application pack please call 01932 567131 or email reception@whitelodgecentre.co.uk

Closing date:  3rd March 2017
Interview dates: TBC

Please note that if you do not receive a response before 3rd March 2017, your application has been unsuccessful.

When applying please return the Application Form, Suitability Declaration Form and Equal Opportunities Form to: White Lodge Centre, Holloway Hill, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 0AE or email to: reception@whitelodgecentre.co.uk


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