From £8.00 to £8.20 per hour (Zero Hours Contract)
We currently have opportunities for Support Workers to join the team at our Residential Young Peoples Services in Upper Shirley. These are Bank positions working ad hoc hours as when required by the service to cover for sickness and holidays.
Our young people's services provide high quality residential services for young people aged up to 19. We offer tailored care and support for young people with conditions such as autism, mental health problems, challenging behaviour and learning disabilities. We have a range of residential services that offer a stable and supportive environment in which young people can develop their skills, independence and confidence.
- Being a member of a team who give high quality care, support and nurture appropriate to maintaining and promoting the emotional and physical well-being of our Children and Young People
- Promote and maintain independence, choice and respect supporting the health and safety of our Children and Young People at all times
- Help make the Children and Young People's home a real home for them including working with them to develop the home, their rooms, cooking, cleaning, shopping, etc.
- Work with partners including parents/carers, professionals involved in the care of the Child or Young Person
- Shift lead and complete medication duties and complete required paperwork
Why Work For Us?
- Our Children and Young People are wonderful
- We are a great company and a great team who are truly committed to achieving the best for our Children and Young People and our staff
- We provide full training in essential skills such as First Aid, Safe Guarding, Behaviour Management etc….
- We also offer training opportunities for you to become qualified in a range of transferrable national qualifications including QCF / NVQ Level 3 / 5, Team Teach trainer, University level Autism course, plus others
- A commitment to supporting young people to be the best they can be
- The ability to work as a team member and on your own initiative
- To be able to demonstrate positive values and a can do attitude
- Ability to work to a shift pattern. Shifts are varied and based on the needs of the individual child/young person and the specific home
- Previous experience of working with young people but this is not essential
- QCF / NVQ Level 2/3 in Care or equivalent is desirable
- A full clean UK driving licence would be good but is not essential
Our positions are subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosures which will be completed upon successful application. All applications will be dealt with on an individual basis in accordance with our policy and organisational requirements.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.