support worker in croydon

10 November 2017
charmaine dhanjal, randstad care
job type
£ 9 - £ 11 per hour
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croydon, south east
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
£ 9 - £ 11 per hour
reference number
charmaine dhanjal, randstad care
0207 400 6058
apply now

job description

Looking for Full time Temporary Work? Call us now

We are currently recruiting in partnership with our client for full time workers with the passion for providing high quality, person centred care for children and young people with learning Disabilities in Surrey Area.

This is an great opportunity for Support Workers to work various shifts and gain experience of working with children and young people with special needs in a caring, educational environment.

The role is paid £ 9 - £11 depending on experience and the start date is asap!

The Role:

* To create in conjunction with other members of staff a caring, safe and acceptable atmosphere in which growth and independence are fostered by the maintenance of a supportive and positive role.
* To undertake specific tasks with individuals or groups as directed by the line manager or other senior staff members.
* To ensure that all relevant information relating to the students (e.g. concerning behaviour, personal development, medical incidents etc.) is relayed to appropriate staff members and recorded in accordance with policy and procedures.
* To support at all times the long term aim for student independence by encouraging the growth of these skills, but to nonetheless assist, when appropriate, with the physical and personal care of the students.
* To attend appropriate in-service training as required by the job role.
* To participate in various recreational, educational and social activities and to accompany students either to other areas of the site or off site for scheduled meetings or activities.

Essential skills:

* To be able to provide consistency of care and support to the student group
* Ability to interact with a range of people/young people
* Ability to work as part of a team
* Ability to prioritise and respond to differing demands as required
* Knowledge of young people who have complex and multiple learning disabilities including challenging behaviour

Benefits for you:

* Regular working hours through recruitment agency
* 52 weeks or term time only contracts
* Opportunity to work for a well known organisation

Please apply if the following applies:

* Must be a DRIVER
* Must be willing to do personal care
* Must be passionate in helping vulnerable children and young people
* Must be flexible with shifts (Earlies & Lates)
* Must be available Full time

The mission is to create better futures for young lives with epilepsy and associated conditions and to enable children and young people with epilepsy and associated conditions to develop their full potential.

If you wish to be part of the successful team and make a difference in people's life please apply with your CV or call Charm today on 02038706355

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.


Support Worker, Driver, Carer, HCA, Health Care Assistant, Autism, Challenging Behaviour, Learning Disabilities