support worker in shrewsbury

08 January 2019
katherine green, randstad care
job type
£ 17,000 - £ 23,000 per year
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shrewsbury, west midlands
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 17,000 - £ 23,000 per year
Children services
reference number
katherine green, randstad care
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job description

Are you looking for a role that allows you to work to your own strengths? Where your hobbies and the things you enjoy can be used to positively improve the lives of children?

This role is working within a residential school service providing guidance and support to children and young people. Activities are key in this beautiful multi-sensory setting set in the beautiful Shropshire countryside. Join a truly passionate and inspiring team, building friendships whilst developing your skills. Salary around £23,000 per annum.

Benefits -
* Set in the beautiful Shropshire countryside with plenty of room for activities
* Spending time doing activities you enjoy
* Paid training available throughout the year
* Happy and fun work environment every day
* Many different options to progress within the company depending on your goals
* Paid flexible holiday
* Excellent salary
* Free meals at work
* Plenty of free parking

Job Purpose -
* Interact with children keeping them active and engaged at all times
* Taking part in sensory engagement, activities including drama, swimming, woodland escapes and much more
* Aid the development of the children during their school and home life, promoting a healthy lifestyle
* Be a consistent and caring adult role model
* Promoting independence within the lives of the children
* Supporting children to manage their behaviour using various techniques
* Using skills and approved approaches learning during training provided
* Follow the safeguarding policies

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
* Background in the care sector preferred but not necessary- personal experience also accepted
* Rural location means drivers are preferred for their own ease of getting to the school
* Excellent communication skills required

This is a fantastic opportunity for flexible candidates looking to use their skills to better a child's life. 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