children's support worker in surbiton

11 January 2019
katherine green, randstad care
job type
£ 17,000 - £ 20,000 per year
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surbiton, south east
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 17,000 - £ 20,000 per year
Children services
reference number
katherine green, randstad care
0203 870 6355 (option 1)
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job description

Do you want a job that encourages you to use your hobbies at work to better the lives of young people?
This role is working within a residential school providing guidance and support to children and young people with autism. Activities are key in this beautiful multi-sensory setting. Join a truly passionate and inspiring team, building friendships whilst developing your skills.

Benefits -
* Activity focus schedule- making the most of each day
* Excellent salary opportunities
* Multiple options of progression within the company
* Complimentary meals whilst on shift
* Free parking
* Fully paid training throughout the year

Job Purpose -
* Interact and care for young people on a 1-1 or 2-1 basis
* Encouraging them to engage and enjoy activities specifically designed to suit their needs
* Taking part in activities- they are always open to new ideas so are happy to take suggestions
* Be a consistent and caring role model
* Hand to hand prompting of personal care
* Supporting children to manage their behaviour using various techniques
* Using skills and approved approaches learning during training provided
* Report writing and hand overs

Experience -
* Being able to engage and interact with the children is key!
* Understanding of challenging behaviour
* Must be able to work long days or waking nights
* Must have a can do, positive attitude
* Drivers are preferred for their own ease of getting to the school
* Excellent communication skills required

This is a fantastic opportunity for fully flexible candidates looking to help grow and develop individuals to be able to reach their aspirations. For more information please contact Katy, on 0203 870 6355

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


be able to manage challenging situations,be person centred,can work as an individual or part of a team,caring,competent at dealing with all stakeholders,critical thinking,emotional intelligence,empathy,handling medication,non-judgemental,oral communication,organisational,passionate,patience,report writing (incident logs and daily plans etc),resilient,show initiative,time management,tolerance,understanding,work well under pressure,written communication