Children’s Support Worker

 

Everyone deserves an incredible future!

Join the Outcomes First Group family, build your incredible future and be one of the main reasons our vulnerable Children have a chance to create theirs.

Whether you have previous care experience or are looking to start a new career and have a background in hospitality, the armed forces, outdoor education or other sectors, we have opportunities for everyone.

“I never had job satisfaction until I worked here.” – Current employee

Salary: £19,760 – £20,080 per annum (£9.50 – £9.75 per hour) plus £85 per sleep in

Hours: Average 40 hours per week (1300-2100 weekdays, 0900-2100 weekends and School Holiday)

Location: Acorn Park, Banham, Norfolk

As a Children’s Support Worker within our residential home at Acorn Park, you will work directly with vulnerable children with Autism and additional needs to provide them with the care, support and opportunities they need to be happy, healthy and to make their way in the world. You will chaperone the children to appointments and activities such as shopping or trips to the zoo, complete relevant paperwork, deliver personal care, undertake household tasks, and where appropriate administer medication.

Acorn Park is situated in the beautiful village of Banham in Norfolk. Acorn Park is a multi-site with a DfE registered specialist school for children and young people with Autism and related disabilities or difficulties. Also within the grounds are 8 individual children's homes. Each home holds its own speciality ranging from support non-verbal children all the way through to high functioning young people who are learning independence for adult life. The Quadrant is 6 semi-independent flats for children and young people who are ready to begin their journey to adulthood with support from the dedicated team to learn life skills and about life in the community. 

In return, we will offer you all you need to provide excellent care and to have a rewarding and satisfying career. We are committed to listening and learning from everyone, to ensure we enable people to enjoy genuinely fulfilling lives. This is why we empower and trust our Registered Managers to make decisions on referrals. We empower our Adults to make decisions around their homes, including designing their own bedroom and we provide colleagues with every opportunity to succeed in their careers, through continuous training, support and a dedicated, multi-disciplinary team who work collaboratively to achieve the best possible outcomes for our young people. This is why we were awarded 2020 and 2021 UK’s Best Workplaces™’ by Great Place to Work®.

If you are interested in joining a forward thinking company who puts the needs of our Children at the heart of everything we do, please enquire today.

Benefits include:

· Your wellbeing matters hub

· Clear progression pathways – If your goal is to progress, let us know and we can put in place a career pathway for you to reach your goal

· In house Learning and Talent team to help support your career goals

· Continuous Professional Development platform to use from anywhere

· Discounted Gym membership

· Access to 1000's of Shopping discounts

· Dedicated multi-disciplinary staff teams to learn from and support you.

· Local incentives

· Earn £1000 as an employee by referring a friend

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.