Support Worker Children and Young People
Posted on Mar 13, 2020 by Highbridge Resourcing Ltd
Highbridge Resourcing are a specialist social care agency working with and recruiting for a leading Children's care provider. We are currently seeking experienced and motivated Support Workers to work with our clients across Newport, delivering the highest standard of 1-2-1 support to children and young adults in independent living accommodation.
The service supports clients that require independent living support so you will be required to work 8 hour with sleep-ins.
You will provide support and independent living skills to various clients by utilising your skills and training. As a children's support worker you will be responsible for the physical and mental well-being of the service users, whilst having an understanding and non-judgemental attitude. You will work with various service users including children and young adults with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties.
Your duties may include:
Providing high standard of support to all services users
Promoting and encouraging independent living
Supporting and encouraging the clients to engage with employers, education centres
You may work with several clients across a floating support service so a car driver and vehicle would be advantageous.
The ideal candidate will:
Have an NVQ level 3 in children's and young people services, or equivalent
Be a driver with access to own transport
Have at least 6 months paid experience in children's/young people or similar support worker role
Have excellent communication skills - written and verbal
Be motivated, flexible, and reliable
A current DBS or happy to undertake a new one
If successful, due to the nature of the role, you will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS