Experienced Support Worker CYP for regular shifts working with young vulnerable individuals moving towards independent living based in Manchester.
- Flexible working & ongoing shifts
- Competitive pay rates
- Opportunity to make a real lasting difference to the lives of those you support.
Michael Page is currently working with a national client who provide specialist support to young people and adolescents supporting them with life skills, accommodation, and promoting independence in their progression towards adulthood. Our client is one of the UK's largest communities of children and adolescent service providers. They pride themselves on delivering the best outcomes for all children in their care through their leaving care services. They are looking for committed, passionate and enthusiastic support workers CYP who believe in the futures of these young people to work full time, 35 hours per week + 2 sleep in shifts. The young people you will be supporting are placed in an individual flat or shared house and you will help to create a safe and healthy environment for those living there.
The site based in Manchester is seeking experienced support workers who have worked with young people who have Learning Disabilities, Autism and may have episodes of challenging behaviour. The young people you will be supporting are 16-18 year olds who are moving towards a more independent life as they reach adulthood. As part of your role you will be expected to offer practical guidance to young people in line with their person-centred care plan which will support them to develop the necessary skills to achieve academically and live independently.
As Support Worker for this leaving care service in Manchester, you will be responsible for:
- Supporting young people who may be working towards a qualification in education, employment, and training
- Maintaining positive working relationships with young people, staff and multidisciplinary team members by communicating openly and effectively
- Ensuring links to the community are maintained including leisure activities, youth clubs, sports, and educational services
The successful Support Worker CYP will have the following:
- Experience in supporting young vulnerable people
- Due to the nature of the role and shift work required you must have flexibility in your availability (sleep ins, nights, evenings and weekends)
- NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care (desirable)
- Access to a vehicle or be happy using public transport as travel is part of role
- Computer experience
As Support Worker you will be:
- Compassionate, empathetic, and able to demonstrate motivational skills to service users
- Willing to undertake additional role-based training
- Experienced working in a similar setting
- Able to communicate effectively with peers, parents, guardians, and service users
In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive:
- Competitive rate of pay
- Pension scheme
- Regular supervisions
- Free uniform
- Dedicated consultant
- Coaching And Mentoring
- Learning Disabilities
- Self Motivation