Support Worker - Leaving Care

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Up to £10,000
15 Sep 2020
22 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Support Worker - Leaving Care, Preston, £9+ an hour + sleep in rates. Temp & temp to perm opportunities

Your new company
You will be joining a well respected leaving care provider who support young people aged 16-19 as they transition into independent living.

Your new role
You will be part of a team of support workers, reporting to the team leader and managers working in a staffed group living house for 1-4 young people. You will be involved in supporting the young people by

* Delivering ASDAN
* Completing assessments of needs
* Support and monitoring
* Maintaining electronic records of the clients needs and progress
* Working across multi-disciplinary services i.e social workers, probation, healthcare

You will work both within a team and in lone-working environments. The needs of the young people will vary but will include those with mental health needs, learning disabilities, involvement in the youth justice system, unaccompanied asylum seekers.

What you'll need to succeed
* Experience of working with young people in either residential or educational settings
* NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care (Children and Young People) or equivalent
* MUST be a driver
* Resilient character

What you'll get in return
This organisation have both temporary and temporary to permanent roles. Your role will either bay ad hoc bank support working for Hays or you would work the first 12 weeks through Hays Social Care before transferring to a full time contract (on successful completion of the 12 weeks).
* Paid DBS
* Hourly rate of £9.77 (including holiday pay) and sleep in rate of £71.76
* Shifts are 10am-10am with an 8 hour sleep
* 187.5 hours holiday + 8 bank holidays

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