Young Person Support Worker/Lichfield/GBP10p/h

Semester Recruitment
10.00 GBP Hourly
16 Jan 2019
13 Feb 2019
Contract Type
My Client is a leading Provider of care to young people and children and we are recruiting for temporary Children and Young People Support Workers for casual and regular work.
Although this is temporary, there will be regular ongoing work every week.
This position is based in the Lichfield area.
The young people are aged between 16-18, care leavers and you will need to engage with them to help with all aspects of their lives in preparation for them becoming independent.
Role Criteria
NVQ 3 Children and Young People - preferable
2 years experience in a similar setting
Duties include:
  • To provide 24/7 Support to Vulnerable People within a shared or independent unit.
  • To provide children with support in school and out of school
  • To assist the Young Person's allocated Social Worker in the delivery of the service.
  • Experience of working in a residential unit is essential.
  • Experience of Challenging Behaviour
  • Experience of Mental Health and Learning Disabilities
  • To accurately record, create, maintain and update manual and electronic records in respect of the Young People.
  • To observe and maintain strict confidentiality in respect of the Young People, Clients and Company.
  • Sleeping required.
  • Provide transport/escort to Service Users as directed
  • Conduct welcome and induction for Service Users
  • Basic assessment of Service User's needs
  • Provide ongoing support and monitoring of Service Users
  • Assist in welfare and NHS issues
  • Preparation of reports
  • Arrange appointments with various partner agencies
  • Maintaining regular contact with Service Users
  • Informing Service Users of support groups
  • Assist Move-On of Service Users