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Title Young Persons Support Worker
Categories Support Worker
Salary £7.50 – £11ph
Location Oxford
Job Type casual
Job Information

We are recruiting Young Persons Support Workers to join our team to work in residential settings, please note we are looking for flexible, reliable and interactive individuals.

Position involves providing security, guidance, interaction and support to service users with complex needs within a residential setting with the intention of creating an environment that caters for a person’s intellectual, spiritual, social and emotional needs.

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

In this role you will be part of a team to support the young person’s throughout the day with basic tasks as supporting with meal preparation, cleaning, education and shopping.

Please note that you would be required to complete an enhanced DBS with Fulbridge Social Care and successfully complete one of our induction programmes prior to any placements being offered.

If you are interested in joining our team then please forward an updated CV or request an application pack from our recruitment team.

Main duties and responsibilities:

Build strong professional relationships with the service users and other members of staff

Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment for service users s to live and for you to work

To keep up to date with all communication / information systems

Attend and take an active part in meetings as appropriate

Support service users in managing their own behaviour using approved skills

To promote equality, acknowledging individuals differences

Protect service users from any form of abuse from staff, visitors or service users

Write accurate reports for reviews and keep written records for monitoring purposes

Attend all training as required and be prepaid to achieve qualifications appropriate to role

Attend work reliably and punctually and to follow a set shift pattern

Ensure you keep yourself up to date with all procedures and policy changes

Take responsible care for the health and safety of yourself and others

Undertake any other additional duties as required, which are relevant to the post

Person Specification:

Ability to form professional relationships with service users

Ability to read and understand written work and to write clear and accurate reports

Ability to communicate clearly and easily with service users in a variety of ways

Ability to go wherever service users want to go and participate in all activities

Ability to work as directed and complete tasks reliably and to a high standard

Ability to participate in training and development

Ability to follow a work pattern and to attend work punctually and reliably

Awareness of what effective teamwork is

Awareness of the general health, safety and welfare of service users

Awareness of equal opportunities and discrimination are and how it can be prevented

Numerous shift patterns available including:

8am – 11pm + sleep

3pm – 11pm

3pm + sleep

Waking Nights

Weekends

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