Support Worker job in Brighton East Sussex

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Support Worker

We have excellent opportunities available for Support Workers to join our client’s group of Children’s Homes located in Sussex and Surrey.

Looking for a new challenge
Want to work in a rewarding setting with Looked After Children
Fancy working in an environment where no two days are the same

If so then this will be a fantastic opportunity for you….

The Role of Support Worker
This is a challenging but rewarding role supporting 11-18 year olds with emotional behavioural difficulties where no two days are the same. We are looking for Support Workers who are passionate about helping vulnerable children with complex behaviours to fulfil their potential and are not daunted by challenges.

The Person for the role of Support Worker
To be successful in the role of Support Worker you will be / have:

* Previous experience of working in the field of Residential Care for Children and Young People
* Able to develop and maintain good working relationships
* Excellent people skills, leadership and communication skills
* Experience of leading shifts in a care setting (to be considered for a senior support worker role)
* Willingness to undertake additional qualifications and training
* Availability to work weekends, evenings and overnight in accordance to shift patterns and requirements (2 shifts on, 3 shifts off)
* Due to the nature of the role, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced
* DBS check prior to commencement and overseas Police check (if required)

Desired but not essential:
* Level 3 Diploma Residential Childcare England or equivalent

The Rewards
Our client has a fantastic support structure in place and is well known for the excellent career development and progression that it offers to all its employees.

As a Support Worker, you will receive:

* A salary package of circa £25,794 - £28,603 per annum including night payments
* Excellent employee benefits scheme
* Contributory pension scheme
* Excellent training package including sponsorship through the Level 3 Diploma Residential Childcare England – worth over £1,000
* Overtime is also available

How to Apply
Please note that RecruitSmart is a Recruitment Agent and not a direct employer. Your CV will be sent to the Hiring Manager at the company who is responsible for the vacancy that you have applied to. Please only apply if you consent to these terms.

You must have eligibility to work in the UK. Please note, only suitable applicants will be contacted. If your address and contact details are not on your CV, you will not be considered.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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  • Location: Brighton, East Sussex,
  • Job Title: Support Worker
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