Young Person Support Worker #12294481

June 1, 2022
£12 - £12 / hour

Job Description

Full Time with an immediate start!

Our client is a leading Provider of care to children and young people in the area and they are currently recruiting for Support Worker’s on a long term temporary basis.

Although temporary, this is full time and ongoing with no end date.

This is supporting Care Leavers aged between 15-18, 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.

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.

Current full driving licence with business Insurance

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 of Service Users’ needs

d) Provide ongoing support and monitoring of Service Users

e) Assist in welfare and NHS issues

f) Preparation of reports

g) Arrange appointments with various partner agencies

h) Maintaining regular contact with Service Users

i) Informing Service Users of support groups

j) Assist Move-On of Service Users

Shifts will be 24 hours (sleepovers), great flexibility and 2-3 days a week would be full time hours. Excellent company with a great unit.