Residential Support Worker

Job Description

Residential Support Worker (Children and Young People), Taunton, Flexible Supply, Up to £16ph

Prospero Health & Social Care are currently recruiting Residential Support Workers to support a range of services in Taunton and the surrounding area. This role offers the opportunity to support an incredibly valuable service covering with days and nights available.

We have a fantastic opportunity available for a Support Worker to join a leading Care agency supporting children and young people with complex needs including emotional and behavioural challenges.

This role will include supporting children with learning disabilities and emotional and behavioural issues. Your duties will include general support, 1:1 support, support in the community and helping the young people live a fun and fulfilling life.

  • Likely Duration - Ongoing agency cover
  • Position end date - Ongoing
  • Contract type - Temporary
  • Full-time potential
  • Minimum rate of pay - £12.83 ph
  • Maximum rate of pay - £16.00 ph
  • Hours - Day shifts, Night Shifts, Weekend Shifts, Evening shifts
  • Support worker Experience, Training and Qualifications:
  • Experience in a support work/care environment
  • Up-to-date mandatory training - Food Hygiene, Health and Safety, Fire Safety, Infection Prevention, Equality and Diversity, Autism training (all can be completed free with Prospero)
  • Safeguarding training is imperative; you can undertake a free course with Prospero Health and Social Care
  • Health and Social Care Level 2 or 3 (desirable but not essential)

To be eligible for any support work with Prospero Health and Social Care you must:

  • Hold the Right to Work in the UK.
  • Possess an enhanced DBS certificate registered with online update service or be willing to process a new application.
  • Provide two professional care related references.

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up-to-date CV. Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Prospero Health and Social Care is acting as an employment business/social care recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Health and Social Care in order to fill this vacancy.

Prospero Health and Social care is able to offer the successful candidate:

  • Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and other mandatory training
  • In-house Training and Development Team