Support Worker

Recruiter
Connect2Hampshire
Location
Southampton
Posted
16 Nov 2020
Closes
16 Dec 2020
Ref
1817705623
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Core Information
  • Full Time positions
  • 37 hours a week
  • Shifts
  • 7:30 - 16:00
  • 14:00 - 22:00
  • 14:00 - 22:30
  • Sleeping nights
  • Waking nights 21:30 - 7:30
  • £17.00- £22.00 Per hour

Desired Skills/Experience :
  • Level 3 Qualification in childcare
  • 3 day First aid course
  • Will have to complete level 4 apprenticeship
  • Introduction to Safeguarding
  • Experience of at least 6 months with working with children and adolescence
  • Experience in restraint training
  • Level 2 food hygiene
  • Team teach or equivalent - although HCC will put them through this training.
  • Enhanced DBS

Information about Swanwick Lodge
  • A secure unit for youths with challenging behaviour who either have a criminal conviction or an order relating to mental health. There is a school on site which all have to attend.
  • They have 5 beds currently occupied. Each currently on 1:1 supervision.
  • They have capacity for 16. All have their own secure room, bed, TV unit/ digital packages touch screen TV. Own bathroom.
  • Each section has their own kitchen and they also have a main kitchen, and onsite cook / chef that provides all the meals.
  • Each youth will spend up to 12 months in Swanwick depending on their sentence

Children
  • Very challenging behaviour; Violence, aggression, self-harm, verbal abuse, allegations (CCTV is throughout the building).
  • Convictions/Orders are various
  • Individual risk assessments on each child
  • Ages 11 - 17 years

Connect2Hampshire, part of Hampshire & Kent Commercial Services LLP, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.