Everyone deserves an incredible future
Join the Outcomes First Group family, build your incredible future and be one of the main reasons our vulnerable Children and Young Adults have a chance to create theirs
Whether you have previous care experience or are looking to start a new career and have a background in hospitality, the armed forces, outdoor education or other sectors, we have opportunities for everyone.
Job title: Children’s Support Worker
Location: Newport, Shropshire
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: £8.91 - £9.89 plus £54+ per Sleep in.
Essential: A full driving licence and the Right to Work in the UK
As a Children’s Support Worker within our residential home in the Shropshire area, you will work directly with a vulnerable child with Social, Emotional, Mental Health needs to provide them with the care, support and opportunities they need to be happy, healthy and to make their way in the world. You will work with our multi-disciplinary team and be given full training to contribute to the therapeutic care of our young person, providing a balanced programme of personal development focusing on attachment, social skills, independence and community involvement, enabling the young people to achieve their full potential.
On a daily basis, you may chaperone the child to appointments and activities such as shopping or trips to the zoo, complete relevant paperwork, deliver personal care, undertake household tasks, and where appropriate administer medication.
You will be contracted to a 2 on 4 off shift pattern amounting to roughly 40 hours per week, including sleep in’s
In return, we will offer you all you need to provide excellent care and to have a rewarding and satisfying career. We are committed to listening and learning from everyone, to ensure we enable people to enjoy genuinely fulfilling lives. This is why we empower and trust our Registered Managers to make decisions on referrals. We empower our Children to make decisions around their homes, including designing their own bedroom and we provide colleagues with every opportunity to succeed in their careers, through continuous training, support and a dedicated, multi-disciplinary team who work collaboratively to achieve the best possible outcomes for our young people. This is why we were awarded 2020 and 2021 UK’s Best Workplaces™’ by Great Place to Work®.
If you are interested in joining a forward thinking company who puts the needs of our Children at the heart of everything we do, please enquire today.
- Your wellbeing matters hub
- 2-week intensive induction and training in PRICE, Foundations for Attachment (including PACE), Emergency First Aid etc.
- Clear progression pathways – If your goal is to progress, let us know and we can put in place a career pathway for you to reach your goal.
- In house Learning and Talent team to help support your career goals
- Continuous Professional Development platform to use from anywhere
- Discounted Gym membership
- Access to 1000's of Shopping discounts
- Dedicated multi-disciplinary staff teams to learn from and support you.
- Local incentives
- Earn £1000 as an employee by referring a friend
We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.