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Paulsgrove, Portsmouth, UK

Job Type

Support Worker

About the Role

We are looking for support workers to work with siblings aged 6 and 8 in Paulsgrove.

This package is 8 hours a week.

Pay rate dependant on experience and qualifications, please send us your CV to

Key Responsibilities:

∙ To be a committed member of the Appletree team.
∙ Know and adhere to all company policies and procedures
∙ Know and adhere to the company’s mission statement and equal opportunities
∙ Adhere to all legal/contractual requirements
∙ Enable service users to maintain and improve their development opportunities and well being
∙ Enable service users to maintain, develop and utilise a range of external relationships
∙ Promote morale, motivation and team working
∙ Achieve high standards of performance and conduct
∙ Contribute to the training and development of oneself and the team
∙ To offer reliability and consistency to all the children and young people you work with
∙ To be sensitive to the changing needs of children and families
∙ To work with children with a variety of care needs in their own homes, providing personal care, ensuring that physical and emotional needs are met
∙ To support children by providing transport or escorting them in transport
∙ To effectively deal with emergencies if they arise
∙ To follow care plans and risk assessments
∙ To record a daily log at the end of each shift
∙ To ensure punctuality and professionalism
∙ To report any concerns through correct management channels and communicate effectively


∙ Observe confidentiality
∙ Honesty
∙ Punctuality
∙ Reliability
∙ Respect for race, gender, religious beliefs, culture and status
∙ Good communication and listening skills
∙ Ability to lone work and work as part of a team
∙ Ability to organise work priorities
∙ Keep accurate records
∙ Ability to identify own limitations and ask for advice
∙ Experience of working with children in any setting
∙ Recognition of children’s developmental needs
∙ Experience of working with disabled children
∙ Qualifications related to child care
∙ Training related to child care
∙ Training related to disability
∙ Training related to child health care
∙ Have problem solving abilities
∙ Be Flexible and Organise
∙ Have interpersonal Skills

Key Functions:

∙ To be assertive and observe health care changes
∙ Understand the clinical needs of the client and provide appropriate care in line with the care plan
∙You may need to provide personal care, manual handling and administer medication

Benefits of working with Appletree:

∙ Full in-house and online training will be provided prior to you starting work
∙ Refresher training provided
∙ DBS provided
∙ Care Certificate
∙ Pension scheme
∙ Blue light discount card
∙ Variable and flexible hours
∙ Upskilling opportunities
∙ Wellbeing Support
∙ £50 finders fee if you refer someone to work with Appletree (payment made if they pass probation)


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