Peripatetic Support Worker

Recruiter
Family Care Group Ltd
Location
Oldham
Salary
£10,000 - £14,999
Posted
11 Sep 2018
Closes
19 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Do you thrive in making a difference to the lives of young people? Do you have a passion to work with children?

We are looking for a motivated, resilient, caring person who is driven by making a difference, to join our team as a Peripatetic Support Worker. We are a family owned company who put the needs of children and young people first.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • To work under the direction of the Manager of Support Services plan and deliver pieces of direct work to children in our care. Working closely with the agency’s therapeutic services team and social work team.
  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of foster carers, Residential homes, Education and the children and young people in their care.
  • Provide formal and informal staff supervision if required.
  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of foster carers, Residential homes, Education and the children and young people in their care.
  • To work in a safe way, not putting your own or another member of staff’s health or safety at work at risk. To ensure that all substances relating to COSHH are appropriately stored.
  • Maintain effective administration records in accordance with company policy, regulations and statutory requirements which will include reports and may include petty cash, processing of invoices and other records.
  • Travelling across the North West and occasionally to the Midlands to provide support to our services is included in this role.

You:

  • Possessing a Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce or equivalent is essential.
  • Must be able to demonstrate experience of working within a children’s home.
  • Must be able to work on a shift/rota basis.
  • Possess a full valid UK Driving licence.
  • Must own a car and be willing to obtain business insurance if successful.
  • An enhanced DBS certificate will be required upon appointment.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications

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