Young Person Outreach Support #12292575

January 11, 2022

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 Outreach so you will need a vehicle and be able to travel to meet the young people based around the region.

This is supporting Care Leavers aged between 15-18, you will be helping to increase their independence skills.

Hours for this position are approx 8.30-5.30 Monday to Friday, with flexibility required for the young people.

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

Responsibilities:

  • To work in partnership with the multi-disciplinary professionals all working for the benefit of our service users.
  • Ensure that daily support is safe, consistent, planned, reliable and on-time.
  • Always uphold high quality standards of person centered care and support.

Hours: Monday – Friday with a weekend rota in place

Requirements: driver, experience working with challenging young people, willingness to travel

Area: Preston, Blackburn, Burnley, Lancaster and Accrington

What We Want From You:

  • To uphold our ethics and values
  • Promote equal opportunities and the well-being of our Service Users
  • Establish good relationships with our Service Users and team members
  • Manage conflict with positive outcomes
  • Motivate and empower independence
  • Manage time and schedules effectively
  • Follow company policies and procedures
  • It is essential that you have experience working with or can relate to vulnerable client groups of which includes learning disability. It is also essential that you have a minimum of NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care.
  • We adopt a strong safeguarding culture of openness and honesty to best protect our Service Users and Employees.
  • Conditions
  • Must hold a valid driving license along with business insurance.
  • Can comply with our Safer Recruitment Policy to ensure the highest level of Safeguarding for our Service Users.

#12292575

INDSEM
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