Agency Children's Support Worker
Flexible contract children’s support work available in Hitchin for a dedicated and caring childcare practitioner.
This is a great organisation to work for, a small, close knit team which puts the children in their care at the centre of everything they do. Refresh Resourcing are supplying agency staff to cover when team members are in training and on holiday etc. We are looking for candidates who have previous experience of working within a residential setting with children and young people who have emotional, behavioural difficulties.
When on shift you will be welcomed and involved as much as the permanent staff. As part of the team and individually you will work in building a rapport with the young people, motivating them towards their independence and attending education, encouraging and taking part in activities with them such as cooking, arts, sports etc. to help these children rebuild their lives and sense of place within society.
This work will suit candidates who are compassionate, good listeners, can positively influence and aspire to helping young people reach their goals. You will also need be resilient to and be able to deal with challenging behaviour which is result of the damaging backgrounds of these children. This is rewarding work as you help these young people gradually regain their confidence and ambitions.
Shift times are:
7am to 3pm
8am to 8pm
2pm to 11pm + sleep in
Temporary/Contract, part or full-time
£9.50 - £10.25 per hour