CURRENT VACANCIES Support Worker Young People

Support Worker Young People

Job Reference: VAC-11675_1538661506
Salary: £17420 - £27877 per annum
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THE ORGANISATION:

Our client believes everyone should have the opportunity to live a healthy, active and fulfilling life, regardless of their background or disability. The aim of their homes is to provide a safe and stimulating environment for young people. Their dedicated staff support and encourage young people to achieve positive outcomes in their lives.

They aim to provide an integrated experience of Care and Education for young people aged between 16-21 (16 – 18 on admission), who have experienced trauma or Attachment Disorder in their lives as a result of sexual, physical and emotional abuse and neglect. Due to this they are no longer able to live with their birth family, have experienced multiple placement breakdowns, exhausted all other facilities and require specialist help to move forward in their lives.

THE ROLE:

You will be there to provide emotional support, general guidance, help with cooking, accompanying them to any health or court appointments etc. Enable residents to achieve independence as far as possible in all areas of their life. A full induction will be given which includes all mandatory training.

The shifts are 24 hours from noon to noon, with 11pm – 8am being sleep in, minimum of 2 shifts a week but you can take on more if you like. There are about 2-4 bedrooms in the communal home, each resident with their own bedroom with their own key which only they have access to. Equally as a support worker you will have your own room with lockable access for the sleep-in period within the shift.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:

You must have previous experience of working with young adults. You will be dedicated and passionate about helping people and have a real interest in improving the lives of others. Also, providing privacy, dignity, choice and encourage independence. Whilst supporting and maintaining a person-centred environment and promoting self-esteem. DBS on Update Service is an advantage as you are able to start much quicker. Driving license and access to your own vehicle required!

REWARDS:

The quality of our client’s employees is what sets them apart in delivering excellence. As you look after their residents, they in turn will look after you.

  • 28 days’ annual leave
  • Excellent 3-week induction programme with fantastic training.
  • Regular supervision
  • Ongoing professional development.
  • Overtime if required
  • Funded opportunities to access further qualifications.

At Healthier Recruitment we are dedicated in finding our candidates their ideal roles. We go above and beyond the basic requirements of our candidates to find roles that not only match their overall package expectations but provide them with an opportunity to secure a position that offers personal fulfilment and the potential to develop within an organisation that shares similar visions and values.

Each and every candidate we work with is different, and therefore we take the time to get to know you and explore the potential career options that suit you best to ensure that your transition into a new role is both a smooth, stress free and enjoyable experience.

Job Reference: VAC-11675_1538661506

Salary: £17420 - £27877 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date:

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