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Title Qualified Support Worker
Categories Qualified Support Worker
Salary £8.30 to £8.50 plus £49 Sleep ins
Location Ashford
Job Information

We are recruiting  Qualified Residential Support Workers to join our experienced team to work in our clients children€™s residential care homes in Ashford.

We are in a unique position in that we can take on individuals that might not necessary have the relevant qualifications and experience as we have a dedicated training department that can train and support individuals to succeed within this role as we believe that some of the best youth workers are those with life experience and are just in need of an opportunity to work within the care sector.

You will be working with young people aged 11 to 18 who have been placed into the care system for numerous reasons with an array of disorders, behaviours and needs and therefore we require individuals who have the confidence, understanding, patience and skill set to successfully work with these young people and make a positive impact on their lives.

This position involves providing guidance, interaction and support to children and young adults within residential, education or independent living setting with the intention of creating a safe environment that caters for a young person€™s intellectual, spiritual, social and emotional needs.

In this role you will be part of a team to support the children and young people throughout the day with basic tasks as supporting with meal preparation, social activities, family contacts, education and shopping.

We are looking for positive role models for the children and young people.

Please note we are looking for flexible, reliable and interactive individuals that want to work within a specialist environment where full training and qualifications including Team Teach, Child Protection, St Johns Ambulance First Aid, Understanding Sexualised Behaviour, Working with Self Harm, Understanding Autism and ADHD and Lone Work training.

A driving license is required for this role as you would be required to drive the company car and take young people to social and educational venues.

Please note that you would be required to complete an enhanced DBS or provide a portable DBS and successfully complete one of our assessment programmes prior to any placements.

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