Child & Young Persons Support Worker: £9.00 per hour, Location- Nationwide, Contract- Flexible
Just ONE have nationwide opportunities particularly in Merseyside, Lancashire, Stoke & Staffordshire, Birmingham, South West & North Wales for Leaving Care Support Workers to join our expanding service. We're looking for committed, enthusiastic staff who can match our passion for delivering a fantastic and safe service to our Young adults. Our staff are professional and committed. We encourage and support looked after children leaving the care system aged 16 - 18.
The purpose of the role is to provide support for Young People aged between 16-18 for them to take control of their lives and promote semi-independent living. This includes practical and emotional support, assisting and encouraging individuals to carry out everyday living tasks such as cooking, shopping, budgeting and household tasks, to enable them to live safely and as independently as possible. We also encourage Young People to engage within their community including enrolling in education, seeking employment, and pursuing appropriate leisure and hobby activities, support in engaging with health services including CAMHs and sexual health services.
Supporting young people in developing their independent living skills including; * How to manage a tenancy * Support in further education/ employment * Emotional support / managing conflict * Support in developing healthy relationships * Managing young people's risks * Financial support * Independent living skills
NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People or equivalent experience is required; we are open to passionate candidates who share the same commitment and values as ourselves. Full training is available and we will continuously provide the training and support you need to succeed and grow.
We offer very competitive rates of pay, with the opportunity to work in a number of different locations and services.
We offer flexible working hours with full/part time hours available.
There is a real opportunity for continuous work for the right candidates and chance for progression.
Job offer is subject to 5 years satisfactory references and DBS disclosure.