General Scope and Purpose of Position
Inspire is looking to recruit Support Workers to join its growing team on a full-time basis. The Support Workers shall assist children in their daily participation in activities whilst ensuring their active engagement to the best of their potential. This role requires those recruited to be hands-on and to facilitate the children in all possible aspects, including their personal care needs. Responsibilities shall vary depending on the specific needs of the day. Additionally, they shall be required to work closely with other members of the team. This includes working with, teachers, therapists, and others involved in developing and implementing action plans for the children; and communicating with parents to provide them with feedback following sessions.
The selected candidates must be passionate about making a difference, be patient, and able to remain calm in stressful situations. They should be flexible and open to change as may be required from day to day.
The ideal candidate should:
- Possess a minimum of an MQF Level 3 of education in disability studies or care, or in a related field;
- Be able to communicate effectively in English
Experience working with children or people with a disability would be considered as an advantage.
Prior to being recruited and throughout the duration of employment, the selected candidates need to satisfy the requirements of the Protection of Minors Act (POMA) together with those of immunisation.