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Children's Support Worker- Bank - Surrey Wide

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: SCC/18/80634
  • Published: Mon 12/11/2018, 10:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 09/12/2018, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £13.05 per hour
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Surrey

Interested in earning and learning while making a real difference to a disabled child and their family in Surrey during your spare time?

In return for your time we can offer challenging and rewarding work as well as:

  • £13.05 per hour
  • Flexibility to work around your existing job
  • Paid for travel expenses
  • Paid for training and study time (NVQ3 or equivalent with supervision and child specific training)
  • Work organised around your skills, experience and location in Surrey

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

About the Role

Surrey Domiciliary Care Service is a countywide service providing care and support for children with disabilities in their home or in their local community. It aims to provide a quality assured service as part of a child’s care plan with the overall aim of improving outcomes for disabled children in Surrey.

Children’s Support Workers are matched to support our children based on their skills, experience and availability and we are looking to develop our team of Bank contracted workers across all areas of Surrey. These positions are zero hours which mean that although we do not guarantee to offer you any work on a regular basis neither are you required to accept any work offered if it is not convenient for you. We are able to offer hours of work before school, after school, weekends and school holidays.

We aim to match your availability to the child’s care plan based on your skills to ensure consistency. This is a challenging and varied role working with children with disabilities and the duties may include:

  • Supporting children within their home.
  • Enabling them to reach their full potential by accessing leisure and community opportunities.
  • Providing personal care, including manual handling tasks.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your CV and personnel statement will clearly evidence:

  • Experience of working with children and young people.
  • An interest and understanding of the needs of disabled children and their families.
  • Flexibility to be able to work at key times including before/after school, evenings, weekends and school holidays. (Waking night shifts may also be available)

For more information on this position please review the Job Description attached to the bottom of this advert before applying.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion regarding the positions please contact the Manager Jo Austin on 01737 737237 or email the duty inbox at sdcs@surreycc.gov.uk

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23.59 on 9th December.

Interviews are planned for Thursday 20th and Friday 21st December, either in Redhill or Woking.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: SCC/18/80634
  • Published: Mon 12/11/2018, 10:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 09/12/2018, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £13.05 per hour
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Surrey

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