Support Worker - 16 Services Supported Accommodation

Recruiter
Caretech
Location
Hatfield
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
29 Jan 2019
Closes
03 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Support Worker - Leaving Care Supported Accommodation Services

£9.00 per hour

Flexible shift patterns

If you have a big heart, endless patience, and a good sense of humour, we need you!

Now recruiting due to developing new services nationwide.

Linx 16 plus have services in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire and we are expanding these services now. We provide supported accommodation services for young people preparing them for independent living. Linx 16 plus is a bespoke transition solution created to support young people to live a valued lifestyle within the community. We provide a supportive environment for young people, assisting them with further education or encouraging them to get into a career.

Linx 16 plus in Hatfield is made up of 4 homes each providing a 24/7 service for our young people. We have various shift patterns available including long and short days, shifts vary between 8am and 10pm and waking night shifts are between 9pm and 9am. We are looking for staff that can be flexible between these hours and are happy to work weekends on a rota basis, usually one weekend on, one weekend off.

Our Hatfield homes specialise in providing support for young people who are leaving care, are in danger of being homeless, are unaccompanied minors seeking asylum, pregnant teenagers and parent and child. Each young person has their own life story, wishes and feelings and we understand this, building packages of support to meet their individual needs.

The teams in Hatfield work closely with social care workers, mental health teams and local colleges to ensure a clear support plan with set objectives for our young people. All of our staff are enrolled onto a level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare and are fully trained so that they excel and progress, with our full support, in their chosen career at Linx 16 plus.

At Linx 16 plus, Hatfield, no day is the same - one day you might be hiking up a mountain, the next you might be supporting a Young Person to appointments, or using your culinary skills to teach Young People to prepare and cook a nutritious meal. We are looking for compassionate, empowering, and friendly individuals who can really make a difference to our Young People. A good sense of humour helps.

Due to the nature of the role, we will pay for you to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, prior to starting with us. CareTech is an equal opportunities employer and will invite disabled applicants to contact us to identify any additional support that they may require throughout the recruitment process.

Due to the volume of applications, if you do not receive an invitation to interview within 14 working days, then please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. By applying for this role, you are consenting to the submission of your details for this purpose only. Any data processed will be used for recruitment purposes within CareTech only and will not be retained by CareTech for any longer than 6 months.

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