Holidays: Year 1 is 33 days, rising to 38 after 5 years pro rata
What are we looking for?
• We are recruiting talented Support Workers to work flexible part-time hours in our residential homes within our Children’s Service.
• These are permanent positions with part-time hours, and will involve working evenings and weekends
• These roles will work in our fantastic 2 and 4 bedroom homes on site at Cheadle Hulme near Manchester Airport.
• 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 or equivalent is advantageous.
What are the roles?
• The roles will involve providing daily care and support for our children including personal care needs, mobility, daily routine support, communication, independent living skills, learning and leisure activities
• Some challenging behaviours may present, so candidates should be comfortable working in this type of environment.
• These are active and physically demanding support/care roles as our children enjoy a wide range of activities
What are the hours?
We have the following shifts available, and flexibility to work every other weekend is required.
• Late shifts between 3pm – 10.00pm
• Flexibility to work every other weekend is required
• Early shifts between 7.30am – 3.30pm available at weekends only
• Weekends only positions are also available
• 3 shifts per week required
• These are permanent positions with part-time hours, however full time positions are also available
So if you are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity where you can make a real difference, then please apply ASAP!
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 runs an Outstanding (Ofsted) special School, and a specialist College with 17 on-site residential homes for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments.
We provide a caring environment that is safeguarded and committed to promoting learning, respect and independence, as well as dignity for all of our children and young adults.
We value our employees and recognise the need to recruit, retain and develop highly skilled and committed talent who share our vision and values!
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. As part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and full references will be taken.
Candidates for these roles must be over 22 years of age to apply for this role due to the age range of the children and young people the roles will be supporting. (These roles are exempt from the Employment Equality (Age) Regulation 2006.)
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.