Youth Support Worker (Trainee)
We are looking for caring candidates to join our team of Trainee Support Workers in your area, working with children with challenging behaviour, learning disabilities, mental health problem and emotional or social needs.
Ideal candidates will be passionate about providing a therapeutic environment for children to grow and flourish in, setting rules and boundaries, rewarding good behaviour and teaching life skills.
Although at times challenging, this job can be extremely rewarding as you will contribute to the positive progress and achievements of impacting the lives of these young people
Although any voluntary or previous experience is helpful, it is not necessary, as we are a large training provider and will provide all sector specific sought after training such as First aid, Team Teach and other training. As a national company we have a range of full time and part time positions for those who are looking for a full time career or wanting the flexibility of working hours around their current job or lifestyle..
Please note that you would be required to complete an enhanced DBS with Fulbridge Social Care at a cost of £57 met by the employee or provide a portable DBS. Please note that International Checks might also be required as part of compliance if you have lived or worked for an extended period abroad. All candidates must also successfully complete the induction assessment training as part of candidate compliance, prior to any placements being offered.
If you are interested in joining our team then please forward an updated CV or complete our online application via our website.
Responsibilities and Duties
Although no two days are the same, the general duties will include the following:Maintaining a safe and positive living environment Teaching basic life skills and living skills such as budgeting, shopping, cleaning Setting rules and boundaries for young people's behaviour Interacting and taking part in social activities Providing support and guidance Helping young people to deal with problems and become independent Liaising with social workers, nurses, police, teachers and other multi agencies. Keeping accurate records and writes reports. Having excellent communication, time management and organization skills Working in a team and also alone when needed
Qualifications and SkillsThe only requirements for this role are that applicants need to be over the age of 21 and hold a full UK driving licence
BenefitsWeekly pay Additional sleep pay of £62.64 per night Full training provided