We are recruiting 6 Weekend Youth Support Workers to join our team to work in Childrens Residential Care Homes.
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 support 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 21 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 persons intellectual, spiritual, social and emotional needs.
In this role you will be part of a team to support the service users throughout the day with basic tasks such as supporting with meal preparation, social activities, family contacts, education and shopping. Please note that this position does not require personal care.
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 accredited training and qualifications including Team Teach, Child Protection, St Johns Ambulance First Aid, Understanding Sexualised Behaviour, Working with Self Harm, Cyberbullying and Understanding Autism and ADHD are provided to name a few.
Please note that you would be required to complete an enhanced DBS or provide a portable DBS and successfully complete one of our induction programmes prior to any placements being offered unless you are on the new national DBS database.