Trainee Children & Young People’s Residential Support Workers

Public/Government jobs >> Social Care/Social Services

Negotiable

Permanent

Description

Fulbridge Social Care is currently recruiting enthusiastic, compassionate and resilient Support Workers. Successful candidates will be working in small children’s homes, supported living & education settings. Children & Young People are aged between 11 and 18, they may be vulnerable and may also come from disadvantaged backgrounds and may have been placed in the care system for various reasons. They may have Emotional Social and Behavioural difficulties.

We are looking for individuals who possess the natural attributes required to work in this highly demanding but equally rewarding environment. If you think you have the attributes to become a Support Worker and want to make a difference to someone’s life but have never had the opportunity to do so due to lack of experience or qualifications then this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for!

We have a dedicated training team who will train and fully equip you to work confidently and competently in any setting. Although no two days are the same the day to day routines will vary, dependant on age and needs of the Children & Young People:

General duties will include the following:

* Maintaining a safe and positive living environment

* Teaching basic life skills and living skills such as budgeting, cooking, cleaning, shopping…..

* Implementing Risk Assessments

* Interacting and taking part in social activities

* Providing support and guidance

* Helping young people become independent

* Keeping accurate records and writing reports

* Having excellent communication, time management and organisation skills

* Transporting children to school, college appointments and meetings using unit vehicles

Benefits:

* Full time and part time and hours available

* £8.21 - £11.00 per hour

* Additional sleep pay £35 per night, where applicable

* Weekly pay - delivered accurately and on time

* Excellent opportunities for career progression

* Full accredited training and qualifications are offered to successful candidates including Team Teach; Child Protection; Understanding Sexualised Behaviour; Working with Self Harm and Understanding Autism and ADHD

Requirements:

* Must be 21 years of age or older to apply as per national minimum standards

* A full UK driving licence with access to a car is required however, non- drivers will be considered so long as you are able to travel within 5 miles of your postcode

* Successful candidates will be required to obtain an enhanced DBS at a cost of £59 met by the employee unless you already have a current portable DBS.

* International Checks might also be required as part of compliance if you have lived, travelled or worked for an extended period abroad

If you are interested in joining our team then please forward an updated CV or complete our online application via our website
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