Young Person Support Worker #12303282

July 3, 2024
£14 - £15 / hour

Job Description

This is a permanent position, on what is called a temp to perm – a very quick start, beginning as a temp and then transferring onto a permanent contract after 12 weeks.

Essential Criteria

Must have experience supporting young people in a residential setting for at least 1 full year

Preferred Criteria

Driving License

NVQ level 3 on Children and Young People Or Health and Social Care – massive advantage if you have this

DBS on the Update Service

Semester Recruitment Specialise in Supporting Young People ages 5-18 in supported living, semi independant accommodation and children’s residential homes.

We are currently looking for Support and Youth Workers to provide ongoing support to Care Leavers in the area.

The shifts are 24 hour sleep over shifts and you will do 1 on 2 off.

Permanent position and full time, the salary is £30K + £50 a week bonus

Our client is a leading Provider of care to young people in the area and they are currently recruiting for Support Worker's to join them in their fantastic home in Burnley supporting care Leavers.

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 preferable

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 young people

i) Informing customers of support groups

j) Assist Move-On of Service Users

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