Children Support Worker #12302677

May 15, 2024
£13 - £14 / hour

Job Description

Essential Criteria

Experience working with Children and Young People, or at least 1 years direct experience as a support worker.

Preferred Criteria

NVQ level 2 or 3 Health and Social care OR Children and Young People

This is a permanent position, supporting Children in a Residential Setting based in the Chester area. A great company with great benefits and lots of progression.

Although Permanent we are also looking for candidates that could start immediately on a temp to permanent basis. This will be full time for the first 12 weeks, moving onto a permanent contract on week 13.

Supporting Children aged between 05-16, you will be helping to increase their independence skills, helping in anyway you can.

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.



High standard of general education.

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

Willingness to undertake further training.

Current full driving licence with business Insurance (preferred not essential)

Job Purpose

To be responsible for the provision of Support for Vulnerable People (Service Users) for the Company.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

1. To assist the Young person’s allocated Social Worker in the delivery of the service.

a) Provide transport/escort to the young person as directed in line with care plans

b) Conduct welcome and induction for Young people

c) Ongoing assessments

d) Provide ongoing support and monitoring of young people

e) Assist in welfare and NHS issues

f) Preparation of reports

g) Arrange appointments with various partner agencies

h) Maintaining regular contact with Young people

i) Informing Service Users of support groups

j) Assist Move-On of Service Users

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10. To undertake On-Call duties as directed.

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

12. Prepared to work sleep in shifts are required

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

Both permanent and temporary opportunities are available!