Children’s Support Assistant Opportunities

Full time roles available | £17,612 - £23,940 per annumSalary is dependent on experience and shift enhancements are also applicable.
Are you looking for a new challenge? Would you like to work in a Specialist Centre where you have time to provide high quality care?We are looking for enthusiastic Children’s Support Assistants to support the care needs of the children and young people based at The Children’s Trust.You will be based in any one of our unique services: rehabilitation, transitional care, long-term ventilation, and short breaks, or in one of our residential houses attached to The Children’s Trust School.
"My job is varied, sometimes challenging, but equally enjoyable and rewarding, knowing that we are helping to make a difference to the lives of some very special children."
Rachel, Children\'s Support Assistant at The Children\'s Trust
The Children's Trust rocket brand symbolOperating within our existing shift patterns, which includes rotational day, evening and night shifts, you will work within a Multidisciplinary Team providing a high quality of service to children/young people and their families, ensuring their care, education & therapy needs are met.You will be committed to achieving your RQF Level 3 (Regulated Qualifications Framework in Residential Childcare) within two years of commencing employment at The Children’s Trust.As you develop within the role and work through your qualifications, you will have the opportunity to achieve incremental salary increases up to a maximum of £23,940 per annum (plus enhancements). Relevant qualifications will also be considered, although we will support staff in achieving required qualifications expected for the role.We would welcome applications from those with previous experience of working with children/young people with disabilities and complex health needs. Additionally we are looking for individuals who have the genuine motivation to provide a warm, nurturing and child centred environment to the lives of the children we care for.The work we do is highly rewarding, and in addition to an attractive salary, we offer a valuable range of benefits, including: free on-site parking; on site cafeteria; on-site staff accommodation (subject to availability); the ability to retain your NHS pension (where applicable) or the opportunity to join an alternative scheme; and the opportunity to develop and implement your expertise in an environment that is as unusual in its beautiful historic nature, as it is unique in its state-of-the-art facilities.

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The Children’s Trust is fully committed to protecting children and young people. All posts at The Children's Trust are subject to an enhanced DBS check. If you are applying to The Children's Trust, and are already registered with the DBS update service, this will speed up the recruitment process significantly. We are an equal opportunities employer, and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, sex, disabilities, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation, or age.