Young Persons Support Worker

Hereford, County of Herefordshire, England
HR2 9RZ
Pay
£ 23640.0 - 25445.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified
Posted
11 Nov 2020
Closes
9 Dec 2020

Job Description

Have you always wanted to work with Children or Young People but never had the chance? 
Or are you a Children's Residential Support Worker looking for a new challenge?
 
Vetro Recruitment is currently recruiting for a children’s residential support worker to work in a small children’s residential service in Hereford supporting young people between the ages of 10 – 16 with EBD.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals who want to make a difference to the lives of young people; to enable them to develop socially, emotionally and behaviourally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for. No two days are ever the same, so you need to be happy to work in a fast paced, ever-changing environment.
 
Salary: £23,640 - £25,445 (sleep allowance included)
 
Location: Hereford
 
Hours: Full time (2 on 4 off shift pattern, on a rolling rota)
 
Shift pattern: 7.30am – 11pm sleep 7am – 11pm sleep 7am – 8am

** Due to the nature of the work and the duties included, we are only able to consider applicants who have a full drivers licence, access to a car and are over 21 **
  
Responsibilities: 
As a Children’s Residential Support Worker you will be responsible for:
  • To encourage the young people to do activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.
  • To keep the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.
  • To be able to deal with challenging behaviours when needed.
  • Protect children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.
  • Provide support for the children and young people in the home and to promote their independence and well-being.
  • Maintain a safe environment for the young people.
  • Ensuring the safety of the students and maintaining an up to date knowledge of the individual’s; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.
  • Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers and other professionals that may be involved in the young people’s lives such as Psychologists.
Requirements:
  • Experience as a Children’s Support Worker, or with Young People is desirable
  • You must be a driver as you will be required to transport the young people from time to time
  • You must be over the age of 21
  • NVQ or QCF level 3 in Children & Young People is desirable 
Benefits:
  • 28 days annual leave, company pension scheme plus a great benefits package
  • Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face-to-face training and CPD planning
  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
 
 
If this position sounds of interest, please click APPLY. One of the team will be in touch to talk about the role in more detail 

Ref: J1984

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This job was posted to Support worker in Hereford, County of Herefordshire, England

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