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Part time Residential Support Workers (Children’s homes) SEAR80712

Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, United Kingdom, £ £ 17822.00-19164.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Part time Residential Support Workers (Children\'s homes) SEAR80712
Salary: £17,822 - £19,164 + benefits pro rata (£9 - £9.83 per hour)
Location: Cheadle Hulme, SK7 6RQ (near Manchester airport)

Type: Permanent (part time hours)
Holidays:Year 1 is 33 days, rising to 38 after 5 years pro rata

Role Summary - Residential Support Workers, part time hours

Here at Seashell Trust we provide care and education for children and young people (up to 25 years old) with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties and disabilities, sensory impairment and communication disorders and autism.

We are recruiting talented Residential Support Workers to work flexible part-time hours in our residential homes within our Children\'s Service.

• These are permanent positions with part-time hours, and will involve working afternoons/evenings and weekends
• These roles will work in our fantastic group of 4 bedroom homes on our single site at Cheadle Hulme near Manchester Airport
• These are very active and physically demanding support/care roles as our children enjoy a wide range of activities
• The roles will involve providing daily care and support for our children including personal care needs, mobility, daily routine support, communication, independent living skills, learning and leisure activities
• Some challenging behaviours may present, so candidates should be comfortable working in this type of environment.
• These are active and physically demanding support/care roles as our children enjoy a wide range of activities


• Experience working in a care setting with children or young people with complex learning disabilities and health requirements is preferred but may not be essential.
• QCF Level 3 Residential Childcare or Level 3 qualification in Health & Social Care (or similar) is preferred but not essential - successful applicants who are not qualified will be required to commit to completing the qualification supported by Seashell Trust

About the hours

We have the following shifts available:

• Late shifts between 3pm - 10.00pm
• Flexibility to work every other weekend is required
• Early shifts between 7.30am - 3.30pm available at weekends only
• 3 shifts per week required (21 hours)
• These are permanent positions with part-time hours, however full time positions are also available

So if you are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity where you can make a real difference, then please apply ASAP!

What are the benefits?

Good career development opportunities and excellent working environment facilities in addition to all of the following:

QCF Level 3 Residential Childcare investment and support, pension scheme, on site gyms (indoor and outdoor), employee assistance programme, online retail and leisure discounts, doggy day care and grooming service, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, free parking and generous holidays!

About Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust runs an Outstanding (Ofsted) special School, and a specialist College with 17 on-site residential homes for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments.

We provide a caring environment that is safeguarded and committed to promoting learning, respect and independence, as well as dignity for all of our children and young adults.

We value our employees and recognise the need to recruit, retain and develop highly skilled and committed talent who share our vision and values!

We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and full references will be taken.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email

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Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, United Kingdom
£ £ 17822.00-19164.00 Annual Annual