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Support Worker - Shropshire

Job Title: Support Worker - Shropshire
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Shropshire
Salary: £9 per hour
REF: NYK192020
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

LOCATION: Shropshire – Action for Children

REPORTS TO: Support Worker 3 or 4         



DEPARTMENT: Children’s Services

JOB FAMILY:  Social Care

Our client is  providing support to disabled children and young people (aged 4 – 18 years old) to participate in meaningful activities in community settings or family home in line with their identified wishes and needs;

promoting their independence and enjoyment and ensuring positive outcomes.

Community Short Breaks Worker will be:

Providing a flexible responsive, high quality and person-centred care to disabled children young people and their families based on an assessment of need in line with their care plan.  

Supporting disabled children and young people to access a range of stimulating play, activities and experiences in the community or home.

Building and maintaining professional positive working relationships with children, young people, families, colleagues and other professionals. 

Supporting disabled children and young people in their personal care, administration of medication and clinical procedures in line with organisational policies and procedures.

Ensuring the wishes, views and needs of children / young people are heard, acknowledged and responded to by promoting communication and participation. 

Adhering to the client’s policy procedures and professional practice standards, including Safeguarding and behaviour support policies.

Contributing to the development and evaluation of care plans, inputting to service planning meetings where required and attending meetings as directed, reporting issues raised to line management. 

Identifying, assessing and managing risks to self and others and act upon or pass on these risks to minimise them, referring on issues that require specialist or management support. 

By remaining resilient when faced with challenging situations and adaptable to changing circumstances. 

Recording observations and maintaining up to date files (paper and electronic) in a timely manner; undertaking administrative processes as necessary to maintain systems, procedures and office practices.

Participating in training, both at the project and off site, to ensure skills are up to date.


Valid DBS

Experience with working with children and young people

Right to Work in the UK

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh on or call 0208 5114 9137