Support Worker Children and Young People

Newport, Newport (Casnewydd), Wales
NP19 0AU
Pay
£ 11.00 - 11.25 Per hour
Hours
Full time, Part time
Type
Contract, Temporary
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
13 Feb 2020
Closes
13 Mar 2020

Job Description

Highbridge Resourcing are a specialist social care agency working with and recruiting for a leading Children's care provider. We are currently seeking experienced and motivated Support Workers to work with our clients across Newport, delivering the highest standard of 1-2-1 support to children and young adults in independent living accommodation.

The service supports clients that require independent living support so you will be required to work 8 hour shifts with sleep-ins.

You will provide support and independent living skills to various clients by utilising your skills and training. As a children's support worker you will be responsible for the physical and mental wellbeing of the service users, whilst having an understanding and non-judgemental attitude. You will work with various children and young adults with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties.

Your duties may include:

• Providing high standard of support to all services users

• Promoting and encouraging independent living

• Supporting and encouraging the clients to engage with employers, education centres

• You may work with several clients across a floating support service so a car driver and vehicle would be advantageous.

The ideal candidate will:

• Have an NVQ level 3 in children’s and young people services, or equivalent

• Be a driver with access to own transport

• Have at least 6 months paid experience in children's/young people or similar support worker role

• Have excellent communication skills – written and verbal

• Be motivated, flexible, and reliable

• A current DBS or happy to undertake a new one

Ref: SWCYP

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This job was posted to Mental health, Support worker in Newport, Newport (Casnewydd), Wales

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