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Support worker - Macclesfield, Cheshire job description

20 march 2018

Support worker

Immediate interviews for temporary - permanent positions in the Macclesfield area.

Are you a support worker looking for a new challenge? Do you have the drive and passion to support young adults? Then look no further Randstad has the opportunity for you…..

We are looking for outgoing support workers to join a fantastic and supportive team in a dynamic environment.

The company you will be working for is largest provider of specialist behavioural health services for children in the UK. Although their work embraces many specialist disciplines, it is united by a common purpose: to actively enable each and every one of the people in their care to achieve their personal best.

This role will be temp to perm but if you're only after an ad-hoc role we can accommodate that as well. The role is working with service users with varying needs such as; challenging behaviour and Autism.

You will be working on a shift basis, which will encompass 12.5/h long shifts, with a mix of days and nights.

Responsibilities of the job include:

* Providing excellent support for young adults with Autism.
* Building relationships with service users and their families.
* Following care plans to help service users reach their goals.
* Support with day to day living, personal care included.
* Support service users on days out and activities.

Ideal candidate would:

* Have worked in a challenging behaviour setting before.
* Have Autism experience.
* Have experience with non-verbal service users (not essential).
* Have physical intervention experience.
* Be enthusiastic and willing to learn.
* Have minimum experience of 6 months working with Autism/ challenging behaviour.
* NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care or above would be an advantage.

Benefits include:

* Free mandatory online and practical training courses and refreshers.
* Shifts from 12 hours (7pm - 7pm or 7pm - 7am).
* Bank shifts and perm positions on offer.
* Weekly pay.
* Childcare vouchers.
* Accrued holiday pay.Pay of £7.75/h for day shifts and £8.50/h working nights.
* Refer a friend bonus scheme with £200 shopping vouchers (love2shop)- after qualifying period.

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity - please don't hesitate to apply online or alternatively call 01612001930 and ask for Mike.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

Care Worker, Support Worker, Social Care, Health
Job Reference:macc/support/mike
Position Type:Permanent
Market Sector:Health & Social Care, Practitioner & Technician
Working Hours:Full-Time
Location:Macclesfield, Cheshire
Salary:£8 - £9 per hour
Contact:Michael Elwell, Randstad Care, Manchester, United Kingdom
Phone:0161 200 1930