Children’s Services Worker

Location
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Salary
£16,107 to £17,577 per annum, pro rata
Posted
19 Apr 2017
Closes
10 May 2017
Job Ref
RS101059
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time
Hours
Part-Time

By doing what's right, doing what's needed, and doing what works for children.

Children’s Services Worker

Ref: RS101059

Kenilworth

Permanent

18.5 hours per week

£16,107 to £17,577 per annum, pro rata

How we work

Warwickshire Disability offers overnight residential short breaks to children 5-17 with severe learning difficulties and complex needs. The aim of the project is to achieve positive outcome for young people by promoting personal and social development as well as making a positive a positive difference to families by supporting parents.

How you’ll make a difference:

Children’s Services Workers work directly with children and young people including undertaking personal care tasks and supporting children in a variety of activities which assist their development and enable them to get the most from their short breaks. You will act as key-worker for up to 3 young people/families, which will require regular liaison with Social Workers, Teachers and Health professionals. 

Working hours will include working shifts, both early and late shifts, and regular weekend working.

What you’ll need:

  • Good understanding of the needs of children with severe learning disabilities.
  • Sound knowledge of safeguarding.
  • Knowledge of health and safety concerns.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • VQL3 (Residential Childcare) or equivalent is required for the post - candidates should either have or be willing to undertake.

How to apply

To apply online, visit our site via the apply link.

Closing date: 10 May 2017

As a charity working for children from every background, we’re big believers in diversity and equality when it comes to recruiting.

Registered charity no. 1097940. Company no. 4764232. Charity registered in Scotland SC038092.