Children & Young Persons Support Worker

Recruiter
Just One
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
£9/hour
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
14 Jul 2019
Sector
Social Care
Hours
Part Time
Flexibility
Set hours
Contract Type
Contract
Just ONE requires Leaving Care Support Workers to join our expanding service. We're looking for committed, enthusiastic staff who can match our passion for delivering a fantastic and safe service to our Young adults. Our staff are professional and committed. We encourage and support looked after children leaving the care system aged 16 - 18 in the Manchester and surrounding areas.
The purpose of the role is to provide support for Young People aged between 16-18 for them to take control of their lives and promote semi-independent living. This includes practical and emotional support, assisting and encouraging individuals to carry out everyday living tasks such as cooking, shopping, budgeting and household tasks, to enable them to live safely and as independently as possible. We also encourage Young People to engage within their community including enrolling in education, seeking employment, and pursuing appropriate leisure and hobby activities.
Must be willing to commit to 24 hour shifts including a sleep in.
NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People or equivalent experience is required; we are open to passionate candidates who share the same commitment and values as ourselves. Full training is available and we will continuously provide the training and support you need to succeed and grow.
Our benefits:
We offer very competitive rates of pay, with the opportunity to work in a number of different locations and services.
We offer flexible working hours with full/part time hour’s available.
We offer permanent and 0 hour contracts.
There is a real opportunity for continuous work for the right candidates and chance for progression.
For example on a 32 hour contract you can earn £19,600 per annum + over time.
Job offer is subject to 5 years satisfactory references and DBS disclosure.
Disclosure cost of £44.00 to be met by employee.
As an employer we value your work and life experiences as much as any formal qualifications and offer full training and support to allow you to work towards recognised qualifications. We are looking for:
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* The ability to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds and gain their trust.
* A practical and flexible approach to work.
* Tact, patience and empathy.
* An understanding of the needs of different client groups.
* A non-judgemental attitude.
* The ability to work in a team and also use your own initiative.
* The ability to assess situations and take appropriate action.
* Resilience, to cope with difficult situations and challenging clients.
* Good time management and organisational skills.
* Computer literacy and administrative skills
If this sounds like the role you are looking for and you would like to join our team in providing first class support please apply with your CV today