Overview

*£500 Welcome Bonus *£1000 Recommend A Friend Bonus!

Introducing Our Brand-New Children's Learning Disabilities Service

About the Service

At Inspire we are proud to announce the opening of our brand-new Children's Learning Disabilities service. We are on a mission to provide exceptional care, support, and opportunities for children with learning disabilities, and we are looking for dedicated Senior Support Workers to join our team.

Our newest addition to the Inspire family is an 8 bedded service which specialises in delivering exceptional care and unwavering support to children and young people, both male and female, who bring with them unique challenges, including physical disabilities, learning difficulties, and complex health conditions.

We take pride in our commitment to providing comprehensive care and support on a medium to long-term basis, catering to the needs of children and young people ranging from the ages of 4 to 18.

About us

Inspire provide care and support to children and young people between the ages of 3-18 years with a range of difficulties, such as learning difficulties, complex health needs, physical disabilities, attachment difficulties and life-limiting conditions. Inspire is part of the CareTech Family. Established in 1993, CareTech is a leading nationwide social care provider delivering a package of high quality, individually tailored care and support solutions to children, young people, and adults across the UK

We hold a belief that no child should be disadvantaged and that all children are part of the community, enjoying all that this offers including celebrations, events and fundraising.

In your new role you will:

  • Assist the Manager and/or the Deputy Manager in achieving the aims and objectives of the Statement of Purpose and upholding Inspires guiding principles and values
  • Support and manage the staff team to enable them to meet the needs of the children effectively by leading the shift and making informed decisions.
  • Plan the shift ensuring adequate cover, delegated duties and awareness of all appointments ensuring that these take place
  • Order, administering and auditing medication in line with support plans  
  • Undertake training and learning to be able to communicate with our non-verbal children using sign language, Makaton, Pecs, Smart Box etc.  
  • Meet the physical, emotional, behavioural, cultural and educational needs of young people 
  • Undertake child specific training such as Peg feeding, specific health needs and medication competencies including rescue medication 
  • Act as a role model by demonstrating appropriate pro-social ways of managing behaviours associated with diagnosis i.e. autism 
  • Support children to not be disadvantaged and find alternative solutions to ensuring and all-inclusive lifestyle. 

You will ideally have:

  • Good understanding of the developmental needs and milestones of young people with complex needs and or Learning disabilities
  • Ability to communicate, engage and form positive relationships with young people, parent/carers and other professionals.
  • Have proven skills, knowledge and/or experience in managing and leading a team in a positive and effective manner 
  • Ability to produce clear and concise written reports and records of good standard and verbally present information and views.
  • Driving Licence (Preferred but not essential)
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with children & Young people

 

Benefits

  • As part of this role, we offer a range of specialist training programmes to support you in your work and invest in your professional development. These include:
  • Fully Paid induction programme
  • Child protection training
  • Full suite of e-learning modules available that provide continuous knowledge and development.
  • In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes;
  • Full Time Contract
  • Competitive Rates of Pay
  • Free DBS check- Adults and Children’s barred list
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free Training
  • *£1000 Recommend A Friend Bonus!
  • *£500 Welcome Bonus

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and Regulated Activity, which will include a check against the barred children&rsqu

Salary:

Location: Sutton Coldfield, B73 5NE

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