Support Worker for Children

  • Job Reference: 263254858-2
  • Date Posted: 13 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Veritas Education Recruitment
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: £8.20 to £9.80 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education, Covid-19, Facilities Management
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Making a difference in another person's life is a truly fulfilling experience.

At Veritas, we are looking to expand our team of health care professionals and are recruiting in across Preston and the surrounding area. Our service is provided to clients discharged from hospital and is to support their transition home. These temporary support packages are to enable the client to live at home without long term support.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time & Temp - Perm

Salary: £8.20 - £9.77 per/hour


Preston (Preferred)Licence:

Driver (Preferred)DBS:

Online Transferable (Needed)Working with young children/adults your duties may include: assisting with personal care initially until the client is able to achieve this by themselves; supporting the clients in engaging in rehabilitation exercises; and enabling the clients to adapt to living at home, assist with money management and acting at Teaching Assistant when working in a school.

Desirable qualifications NVQ level 2/3 or equivalent in Health and Social Care, However, we believe you cannot teach people to care; that comes naturally, so don't worry if you have no experience or qualifications. We will help you to learn how to provide the support people need when working within their own home.

So if you're looking for a change in career or a new fulfilling challenge, Veritas can offer you:

- A competitive salary
- Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
- Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training
- 28 days annual leave including bank holidays
- Online benefits and cashback rewards
- Cycle to work scheme
- SMART childcare vouchers
- SMART pension option

We have full and part time hours to suit candidate's needs but you must be available to work days, evenings and alternate weekends over the following shift patterns:

Mon - Fri - 7:30am-16:30pm or 15:45pm-22:00pm
Weekends - 7:30am-14:30pm or 14:00pm-22:00pm

So if you think that care work is the right challenge for you, then please do not hesitate to get in touch and apply with an up to date CV or contact Marcus on (phone number removed).

Due to the recent events of COVID-19 and school closures, interviews for positions will be held either online via video link or via telephone.


All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
You must have legal right to work in the UK
You must be willing to attend a registration interviewVeritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community