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Support Officer CwD

  • Location:

    Biggleswade

  • Sector:

    Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

  • Contact email:

    ascargill@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    ASC36_1602156603

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-07

Akton Recruitment are looking for an experienced Support Worker, to join the local authority in Central Bedfordshire, to assess, plan and provide physical, social, and emotional care for children with disabilities.
Main Duties Include:
* To care for children and to contribute to the resolution of the problems and needs they present.
* To act decisively in organising their workload and directing others as required.
* To carry out the policies of the Social Services Department, promoting equality and anti-discriminatory practice.
* To work flexibly to meet the demands of the service and to support service user holidays. This will include weekend working, shift working, sleep-ins, and waking nights, school and bank holidays
* To undertake a key-working role and attend Child in Need meetings, School reviews, Behaviour Support meetings, Looked After Children Reviews and be fully responsible for ensuring client files are regularly audited and up-dated.
* To be aware of detail of Care Plans and Risk Assessments at all times.
This is a full-time contract-based role, with the initial contract ending 31/1/2021 with a review as it's coming to an end. You will be required to work 37 hours per week on a shift pattern form Monday - Sunday at a rate of £10.95ph.
It is essential you have experience working with children with disabilities and hold an up to date enhanced DBS. If this role is right for you don't hesitate to get in touch!