Holidays: Year 1 is 33 days, rising to 38 including bank holidays after 5 years pro rata
Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity where you could you make a real difference?
What are we looking for?
We are recruiting talented Residential Support / Care Workers to work part-time hours in our residential homes within our Children’s and Young Adults Services. These are permanent positions with part-time hours for afternoon/evening and weekend shifts.
These roles will work in our fantastic 2 and 4 bedroom homes on site at Cheadle Hulme near Handforth. Experience working in a care setting with children or young people with complex learning disabilities and health requirements is preferred but is not essential. Level 3 qualification in Health & Social Care is advantageous. If you share our values, and can show us that you can make a difference, then we would like to hear from you!
What are the roles?
These are permanent positions with part time hours. The roles will involve providing daily care and support for our children and young adults (age range 3-25 years old) 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 is not essential. These are active and physically demanding support/care roles as our children enjoy a wide range of activities, so if you are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity where you can make a real difference, then please apply, and state the hours/days that you are looking for in your application.
What are the hours?
We have the following shifts available, and flexibility to work every other weekend is required.
• Early shifts between 7.30am – 3 / 3.30pm (weekends only)
• Late shifts between 2.30pm – 10.00pm or 3-10pm (available midweek and weekends)
• Flexibility to work every other weekend is required
What are the benefits?
Good career development opportunities and excellent working environment facilities in addition to all of the following:
Pension scheme, on site gyms (indoor and outdoor), employee assistance programme, online retail and leisure discounts, doggy day care and grooming service, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, free parking and generous holidays!
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, at our residential 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.
You may have experience of the following: Residential Support Worker, Care Staff, Young People, Voluntary Sector, Residential Care Worker, Community Development, Social Care Worker, Community Services, NHS Support Worker, Care Assistant, Senior Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Nursery Nurse, etc.