Children's Support Worker - The Lifetime Service

Job details
Posting date: 16 July 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: AfC Band 2: £18,005 rising to £19,337 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 05 August 2021
Location: Across South Gloucestershire, Bristol & North, BS30 8FJ
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 083-SIR1659

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Our Childrenand Families Need You!

Are you interested in working with children?

Are you a caring and compassionate person?

Are you eager to experience a rewarding role as a health support worker, caring for children with complex health care needs?

Join our team at Lifetime.

Lifetime are a team of Community Children’s Nurses, Psychologists and Support Workers working within the community for children with life threatening, life limiting conditions.

We are looking for resilient, highly motivated, adaptable people who will enjoy the unique challenges of caring for children in their homes and schools across the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire area.

Lifetime work closely within multi-professional teams to support families to care for their children at home and in other community settings. Support workers will be trained and supported by Community Nursing team to deliver the care plan specific to the needs of each child and family.

Previous experience in caring for children with healthcare needs is desirable, demonstrating a willingness to learn is essential. Shifts will cover days or nights, with day shifts potentially starting from 7.30am or finishing as late as 8pm.

You will need to be fully mobile and able to travel to a variety of locations therefore access to a vehicle is necessary. Basic levels of English and Maths (GCSE level) are required for this role.

You will receive comprehensive training whilst undergoing competency based assessments. There are professional development opportunities for the right candidate.

The minimum contractual hours will be 18 hours per week – however up to full time hours are available.

For more information, please see the attached Job Description.

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