Residential Support/Care Workers – Children and Young Adult homes
Cheadle Hulme, near Handforth, SK8 6RQ, Greater Manchester, Cheshire
Salary range: £17,473 - £18,788 + benefits + overtime
Holidays: Year 1 is 33 days, rising to 38 including bank holidays after 5 years
What are we looking for?
We are enjoying a positive growth with an increase in residential placements so we are recruiting for talented and enthusiastic Residential Support / Care Workers for our children’s homes and our young adult’s homes. These roles will work in our fantastic, state of the art 4 bedroom homes at our single site in Cheadle Hulme near Handforth.
The roles will support our children (3-18 years old) and our young adults (18-25 years old). Experience working in a care setting supporting people with complex learning disabilities and communication, behavioural and sensory impairments is preferred but not essential. Level 3 Health & Social Care qualification advantageous but not essential.
So if you are caring and want to make a real difference, the please apply ASAP!
What are the roles?
These are full time permanent roles and will involve providing daily care and support for our children and young people including personal care needs, mobility, daily routine support, communication, independent living skills, learning and leisure activities. Some challenging behaviours may present, so similar experience is preferred but not essential.
What are the hours?
• Full flexibility over 7 days is required (37.5 hours per week)
• The roles operate on a rotating shift pattern
• The role will work every other weekend
What are the benefits?
Pension scheme, on site gym, employee assistance programme, online retail and leisure discounts, doggy day care/grooming service, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, free parking and generous holidays!
We offer good career development opportunities with performance related pay to progress your salary depending on qualifications, training and experience.
Who are we?
Seashell Trust is a national charity supporting children and young adults with complex learning disabilities and additional communication needs from across the UK. We provide care and education, for children and young people aged between 3-25 years, in our homes, at our school and college and through our short breaks services.
We provide an environment that is safeguarded and as part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (no cost) and full references will be taken.
We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.
This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.