Young Person's Support Worker – Leaving Care Project – Gorseinon
Your New Company
You will be working for a well-established children's support company who focus on nurturing children and young people with emotional behaviour disorder back into the community, from within the care sector. This step-down provision is a transitional home for young people to allow for more independence and individuality. It builds confidence and uses carefully thought out care plans to help through this period out of care. They may have backgrounds from addictions, neuro-diversities, SE and DV. It can be an active home but your main role is to be a role model, and guide the young people through their care plans – oh, and cook a fresh meal with them every Sunday!
If you want more information on this role please get in touch by applying below!
Your new role
To provide outstanding care to young people while applying their individual care plans
Engage in fulfilling activities
Liaising with families and support workers to ensure the best possible independent care plans are provided and carried out
Proactive approach to education and activity to improve key skills and self confidence.
Ensure clear communication with individuals via a range of methods and inspire them to carry out any tasks.
Engage in individual's transitioning periods by nurturing them to become a functioning member of wider society
To make and maintain accurate records of activities and tasks carried out, including any incidents that may occur
Carry out general housekeeping duties
Apply safeguarding and protection to vulnerable individuals and ensure the safety and wellbeing of everyone you support
Comply with GDPR and Health and Safety regulations
Shifts are 24 hours and lone working so experience is essential
What you'll need to succeed
Driving Licence – essential
Experience within the care sector is essential
QCF/ NVQ L3 in Children and Young People or Health & Social Care is desirable
Resilience, self-motivation and the enthusiasm to engage with active young people
Excellent communication skills
Ability to navigate a challenging situation
DBS on the Update service is a bonus for swifter onboarding
What you'll get in return
Rewarding job role
Sleep in allowance
Scope for career progression
Free DBS check
Dedicated recruitment agent to guide you through the process
Competitive salary based on experience
What you need to do now
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