Axcis are looking for experienced support workers to fill morning, evening and weekend shifts at a variety of residential homes around Gloucestershire.
If you've only worked with adults before this can be your chance to transition into working with children.
You will be supporting children aged 4-19 years old with a range of learning disabilities and mental health difficulties from autism, complex needs and challenging behaviours in their homes. Shift patterns vary from a few hours, mornings, lates, long days and waking nights.
Pay starts at £10 an hour and we pay weekly on a Friday a week in arrears.
Shifts are flexible and you can choose how many you want to do each week. We're looking for people who are looking to cover at least two shifts a week. The position is to provide support in all areas of personal and social needs within the home and the community.
You will need to use hoists and support children with personal care. We're looking for support workers who are experienced working with children or adults with complex needs is essential and many of them are non verbal. The ability to use Makaton and PECS and would be highly advantageous as well. Some of the children are 2-1 and experience of working with challenging behaviour is desirable especially if you have positive behaviour management training. The children live in homes with their parents all over the city so you will need to be able to get to their house.
If you are a caring, friendly and patient individual then this could be the perfect role for you especially those who are unfazed by challenging behaviour. We offer competitive rates of pay and a fantastic refer a friend scheme where you can earn up to £250 in high-street vouchers. At Axcis, we value our support staff and the hard work they put in on a daily basis. You will have a professional consultant who will be your point of contact throughout your time working for us.
This is a temporary position.
If you are interested, then please contact Suzie Sage at Axcis Education on 0117 373 6127.
Axcis is an equal opportunities employer and as such we do not discriminate based on age, gender, disability, race or any other equal opportunities criteria.
The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
As such, you will be required to provide an up to date CRB/DBS, or be prepared to allow Axcis to process one on your behalf, in addition to other mandatory compliance checks in line with the DfE guidelines (for details please see our website).
Axcis Education is an employment agency offering temporary supply work for daily, short-term and long-term assignments in addition to permanent positions.
You must be suitably qualified for the position advertised and be prepared to attend a face to face interview with Axcis to demonstrate your suitability for this role.
Salary / Pay Rate will be dependent on your skills and experience.