Overview

Support Worker Children’s Job at Orbis Education and Care – in Aberdare

Job Description

Are you looking to build a rewarding career in social care where you can make a difference to children’s lives? At Orbis we specialise in providing individualised placements for unique individuals and we are looking for Support Workers to join our passionate team supporting children with complex needs associated with autism.

What does the Support Worker role involve?

Providing the highest quality care to children we support

Promoting individuals’ independence by supporting with a range of educational, social and work-based activities

Supporting children to attend school and engage in fun and stimulating lessons.

Working with families and partner organisations to ensure support is personalised to meet individual needs

Using a range of communication methods to assist individuals to make informed day-to-day choices

Maintaining accurate record keeping of all activities, progress, and incidents should they arise

Undertaking general housekeeping duties, plus elements of personal care

Taking ownership to safeguard and protect vulnerable individuals, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of everyone we support

Where is the role based?

You will be working 40.25 hours per week (days, nights and weekends) at our Ty Bronllys residential school in Bronllys, Brecon.

Salary £19,025.37 – £21,223.02 Per Annum + up to £600 travel allowance pa

What are your benefits?

Paid comprehensive induction programme

Free uniform & DBS

225 hours pa paid annual leave and bank holiday allowance

Enhanced rates for overtime & bank holidays + overtime bonus

£600 refer-a-friend scheme

Paid training for nationally recognised qualifications + ongoing support

Up to 37.5 hrs additional annual leave paid for long service

Company pension scheme

Career progression opportunities

What do you need to be a Support Worker?

Previous care experience preferred but not essential

A can-do attitude, caring and reliable nature

Compassion and empathy

Enthusiasm to promote independence & choice

A strong work ethic

Excellent communication

The ability to work flexibly

21 years of age or older. We believe it is appropriate that there is a gap in age between the children we support and the staff looking after them; that allows us to ensure the best care in the safest environment.

If you want to make a difference to children’s lives, then we would love to receive your application for the Support Worker role . Please click ‘Apply’ and submit your CV today!

All applicants will be subject to a Safer Recruitment process and all appointments are subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure, satisfactory reference checks and any other suitability checks deemed essential for this role.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Company: Orbis Education and Care –

Company Location:  Aberdare

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