Here at Seashell Trust we provide care for children and young people (up to 25 years old) with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties and disabilities, sensory impairment and communication disorders and autism.
We are recruiting for talented Casual/ Bank Residential Support Workers for our children’s and young adults’ homes, and we have positions available on days and also as part of our waking nights service.
These active roles will involve providing daily/nightly 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 candidates should be comfortable working in this type of environment.
These roles will work in our fantastic, state of the art 2 and 4 bedroom homes at our single site in Cheadle Hulme near Manchester airport, and will support our children and young adults (3-25 years old).
Early shifts: 7.30am – 3.30pm
Late shifts: 3pm – 10.00pm
Nights: 9.45pm – 7.45am (waking nights)
Hours available are subject to availability.
- GCSE level with grade A – C in Maths and English, or level 2 equivalent
- QCF Level 3 in Children's and Young People's Workforce/Residential Childcare or equivalent is required to work in the Children’s Service
- Experience working in a care setting supporting people with complex learning disabilities and communication, behavioural and sensory impairments or in a mental health setting is required for the positions at this time
- Good communication skills, and PC literacy
We have the following shifts:
Early shifts: 7.30am – 3.30pm at weekends and in school holidays
Late shifts: 3pm – 10.00pm all year round
Nights: 9.45pm – 7.45am (waking nights) all year round
About Seashell Trust
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.