My Choice Children's Homes provide residential care for 'Looked After Children' across 9 homes throughout Sussex and Surrey - we are looking for Support Workers ideally with experience of having worked in children's homes previously or who have worked in the care sector and are keen to learn the skills required to work in these settings.
We are looking for individuals who would like to work within a caring environment with children to act as a professional parent.
We welcome all; if you already have a Level 3 Diploma Residential Childcare qualification this will be an advantage, however if you do not already have this qualification, we will provide this and support for you to achieve this nationally recognised qualification. The company has a fantastic support structure in place. We are known for our excellent career development, training and career progression. My Choice is registered CACHE/NCFE awarding body.
We provide a safe, nurturing and secure environment for the development of young people. We support children and empower them to face the issues both in their past and present that have caused them difficulties and to provide outstanding outcomes for them.
Hours of work are an average of 21 hours per week, working an annual rolling rota pattern of 'one day on, four days off'. You are required to work any day of the week (in this pattern) and to sleep-in at the home (sleeping in room provided) when on duty for which you are paid a rate per night.
We also provide an employee benefits scheme, Perkbox and a contributory pension scheme.
Example shift pattern:
Applications are invited by CV. If your application is successful, we will need you to complete an application form for vetting purposes etc.