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Casual Support Worker - Residential Services
  • Employer: Birmingham Children's Trust
  • Reference: BCT/23/240074
  • Published: Thu 11/05/2023, 16:36 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 31/05/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: As and when required
  • Salary: £11.97 per hour working as and when required
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Birmingham Children's Trust Residential Homes Across The City, Birmingham

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Casual Support Worker - Residential Services

You will work across the service at Charles House, Rednal, Camborne House Aston and Warwick House Acocks Green, Edgewood Road Hawksley and Bridgelands Tile Cross. Shifts include Morning, evening and night shifts.

Are you passionate about caring?

Are you committed to supporting children using short breaks?

Are you highly experienced with working with children with a disability?

Our Residential Children’s homes sit within Birmingham Children’s Trust.

We work with the most vulnerable children and their families. We receive support from our colleagues within the trust and from external agency partners.

The Trust is going from strength to strength recently inspected as GOOD. The goal is to become a center of excellence in both Social Care and family support.

Our Residential homes offer short breaks to children with disabilities and two homes for disabled children who cannot live with their families.

We also have a home which provides emergency care for children 8-17 years old.  All the homes are registered with OFSTED. The Trust is developing / expanding its residential offer.

This is an exciting time to join us, and we need the right talent to help us to continue to improve and grow our services.

We are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals who have experience of working with children. You will receive full support, ongoing training, and development opportunities.

The Residential provision is a 24hr service, applicants for these roles will be expected to work shifts, weekends, and bank holidays.

Birmingham Children’s Trust are looking for enthusiastic and committed members of staff to provide support and care to young people with disabilities who are living at the home or receiving short breaks.  You will support children with their daily lives including activities, personal development and personal care.

We are looking for people who can engage with disabled children and are passionate about getting the best outcomes for children and their families. The Residential provision is a 24hr service, applicants for these roles will be expected to work shifts, weekends and bank holidays, you will need to be able to work at short notice to cover shifts due to gaps in covering the homes rotas or when there is a need for additional personnel, this will include day and night shifts.

For this role we are looking for someone who has relevant experience of working with children including disabled children. You will need to hold the QCF level 3 in children and young people or equivalent.

You will be expected to undertake a range of training, including training in communication with non- verbal children and some health care training. Specialist nurse trainers will enable you to be competent in this area. You will also be expected to undertake a high level of personal care.

All the residential provisions are Ofsted registered and operate within the legal framework of The Children’s Homes Regulations 2015 and The Quality Standards. The roles are subject to satisfactory DBS check, references and a 6 month probationary period. The homes are managed by a Home Manager who is registered with Ofsted and are overseen by the Responsible Individual.

We would welcome visits to the homes by applicants. Please contact managers to arrange:

Julie Clark  - Charles House, West Heath - 0121 675 5879

Baljinder Khera- Warwick House, Acocks Green - 0121 675 1139

Angela King  - Camborne House, Aston - 0121 464 7747

Anne Fenton- Edgewood Road, Hawksley anne.fenton@birminghamchildrens

0121 675 3924

Sam Walker - Bridgelands, Tile Cross  07395 883918