Job Details

Job Title:         Support Worker

Location:        Telford

Salary:             £18,720 - £19,760 per annum (£9.00 - £9.50 per hour) & £45 per sleep in 

Hours:             40 hours per week

Contract:         Permanent

Can you enrich the lives of young people as a Support Worker?

We are looking for a responsible, caring individual to join our fantastic team at Sunnycroft as a Support Worker. As the Support Worker, you will support our children and young people in their daily lives, ensuring they are safe, comfortable, and healthy.

This is a great opportunity to continue or begin your career in care, working as part of a team committed to helping children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure, and you will be working in a setting where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where children and young people are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.

Our Support Workers carry out an essential and varied role to develop independent life skills and provide the bespoke support required by the children and young people in our care. You will support, mentor, and educate our children in day-to-day activities to develop emotional and social needs, and help them develop practical skills to enhance or enable independent living.

Quality is always top of our agenda, and we pride ourselves on the quality of what we do. We are looking for a Support Worker who shares our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world.

Already qualified to or willing to work towards your NVQ3 in Health & Social Care, you will be calm, engaging, resilient, able to work the required shifts, and be motivated to provide a safe, caring environment where every child can thrive.

About us:

We are a 4 bedded residential home set in a semi-rural picturesque part of Telford. Working with a diverse group of young people to support their day to day living where you will be part of a committed team to encompass wrap-around care involving education/well-being and nurturing therapeutic support to young people. We offer a comprehensive training package to support you in your role along with a competitive salary. The regulatory bodies Ofsted inspected the service judging it ‘Good with outstanding elements'.

Why join us?

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care.

As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.

Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.

Sunnycroft is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.