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Support Worker required - Wymondham

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Support Worker required – Zero Hours Contract

Norwich / Wymondham Area 

Credo Care is a leading Independent Fostering Agency, specialising in the care of children with additional needs.

Hours

Hours are dependent on the needs of the child and can be across days, evenings and weekends.

Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed and child centred person to be linked to one of our children in the Norwich/Wymondham area. This is a child who has an adorable personality, she also has some medical support needs that require patience and understanding.

You may also be asked to support other children in the area if needed.

Supporting our foster carers and respite carers, work will be offered on an “as required” basis, which can be accepted or declined. You could be supervising children in family contact sessions, caring for them in the foster home or taking them out for leisure and fun. You may be required to provide personal care to some children who have complex medical needs.

The work will be varied but extremely rewarding, knowing you have made a difference to the lives of our children and their carers. You will receive ongoing support from an allocated supervising social worker and have access to 24/7 on-call support from our dedicated social work team.

Requirements for the role:

  • Ideally you will have previous experience caring for children or young adults with disabilities and be committed to provide outstanding care.
  • You must be IT literate with a good standard of written communication as you will be required to submit, via our online portal, concise and accurate reports on work with the children.
  • A full driving licence and access to car is essential.

Pay

We offer a competitive rate of pay at £13.50 per hour, with additional payments for mileage and expenses.

As part of our wider team, you will be eligible to join Benefits Hub, which is our one-stop shop for discounts and rewards.

Credo Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All roles are subject to enhanced DBS and local authority checks.

If you think you have the skills to support this child please let us know.

For an application pack, please email supportwork@credocare.co.uk

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About Credo Care

Credo Care was established in 2000 as the UK's first independent fostering agency specialising in the care of children with disabilities, complex medical needs and learning difficulties.

Our goals are to raise the standards of disability care for children, reduce the financial burden of long-term residential and hospice care on local authorities and to ensure that becoming a foster parent is a positive and rewarding experience for all of our carers.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

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  • Head office: 12 High Street, Lydd, Romney Marsh, Kent TN29 9AJ
  • Phone: 0330 123 5530
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