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Trainee Care Assistant Expiring soon

Protocol Education

£10.25 - £12 per hour


Fixed Term | Full Time



Trainee Care Assistant

Location: Royston, Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire border

Experience: NOT required

Temp to perm OR permanent position

Salary: starting £10.25 per hour + (linked to competency and qualifications)

Hours: 4 week rota pattern - Averages at 40hrs per week.

Where possible we will also consider flexible shift patterns to suit you (PT hours also available)

Protocol are currently looking for a number of Care Workers in Royston (South Cambridgeshire / North Hertfordshire border), We are working closely with a children's home and school which provides education, care and therapeutic support for children and young people aged 9-19 years with severe and profound communication difficulties associated with conditions such as cerebral palsy, autism, brain injury and degenerative disorders.

Key Duties
• Providing exceptional high levels of care during all daily activities such as washing, dressing, socialising, learning, washing/personal care.
• Assisting with therapy sessions such as hydrotherapy and rebound therapy.
• Communicating effectively and building strong relationships that will empower the children and young adults are free to grow and develop
• Ensuring that the environment is safe, supportive and enjoyable
• Helping develop their learning and social skills wherever possible

Skills and Qualifications:

It is a tough yet totally rewarding role. Ultimately, we are looking for people with a passion to build relationships and positively change the lives of the children and young adults. Experience is not necessary this role provides training. What's more important to us is that you can demonstrate the right attitude to make a difference

Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate:
• Willingness to learn and to go the extra mile
• Ability to guide and encourage supportive independence when possible
• Exceptional communication skills and patience
• Resilient with a robust and positive nature
• Ability to be creative in meeting the needs of the young adults or children's needs
• Ability to work on a rota pattern- please note that this will typically mean working every other weekend

Benefits and Additional Information: (when becoming permanent with the school)
• Full training and continued support
• Opportunity to study the Level 3 diploma in Residential Child Care which will be funded by us!
• Part time hours available if required
• 30 days holiday including bank holidays
• Life assurance and pension
• Health cash back plan
• Car lease scheme
• Bike to work scheme
• Perk box
• Free parking

If you think this position sounds right for you please do not hesitate to call Luisa at Protocol Education on 01245 213 225 or apply now!