Young Person Support Worker #12292228

December 7, 2021

Job Description

Our client is a leading Provider of care to children and young people in the area and they are currently recruiting for an Outreach Support worker on a permanent basis.

Even though permanent, a quick start is possible if you have a current online DBS.

This is supporting Care Leavers aged between 16-18, you will be helping to increase their independence skills.

It is essential that you have experience of working within a similar setting and preferably have completed NVQ3 Children & Young People Workforce or a similar qualification within this sector.

Pay: £9.38 per hour, £71.28 per sleep, annual salary of £26,500 based on 10 shifts per month.

Hours: 24 hour shifts 10am-10am with a sleep 12-8. Please speak directly to manager for shift patterns.

Qualifications/ Requirements

High standard of general education.

NVQ Level 3 Health & Social Care – Children and young People (CCYP) or equivalent.

Willingness to undertake further training.

Job Purpose
To be responsible for the provision of 24/7 support for Vulnerable people (Service Users) for our client within a staffed Group Living house.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

1. To assist the Service Users allocated Social Worker in the delivery of the service.

a) Deliver ASDAN independent living programme.

b) Conduct welcome and induction for Service Users

c) Ongoing assessments of Service Users’ needs

d) Provide ongoing support and monitoring of Service Users

e) Assist in access to education and health provisions.

f) Preparation of reports

g) Maintaining regular contact with Service Users

h) Informing Service Users of support groups

i) Assist Move-On of Service Users

2. To accurately record, create, maintain and update electronic records in respect of our Service Users.

3. Light household duties and cleaning.

4. To prepare for and attend meetings as required or directed.

5. To provide mediation to Service Users as required and/or directed.

6. To effectively use IT packages to support the work of the company.

7. To work effectively and cooperatively across multi disciplinary teams.

8. To observe and maintain strict confidentiality in respect of the Service Users, Clients and Company.

9. To pro-actively assist in the development of policies and procedures of the Company.

10. To report any housing issues to the Services Department and to assist, where required, in the resolution of any defects.

11. To undertake On-Call duties as directed.

12. To participate, where required, in office reception duties.

13. To be able to work a 24/7 shift – sleeping and/or waking nights. Shifts are generally 10am – midnight with a midnight – 8am sleep.

14. Able to show flexibility to cover all offices across the company as and when required

15. To support the management team in implementing policy decisions and objectives.

16. To carry out 1:1 meetings with the young person and record appropriately on REMAS.

17. Maintain the trainer flats, including the staff flat.

General Accountabilities

1. Ensuring the highest standards of quality are achieved in all duties carried out.

2. Communicating effectively within the team, with other teams and across the company.

3. Conducting all activities in a manner in line with the company’s vision, promoting good external relations and a positive image of the company.

4. Responsible for meeting individual performance targets as agreed with the post holder’s manager.

5. Supporting the culture of cross sectional working, encouraging a culture of project work focusing on the objectives of the company. Actively participating or leading in projects and corporate tasks as required.