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Support Worker at Progressive Care

Support Worker

Progressive Care Rotherham Full Time
£8.91 - £11.50/Hour
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We have openings for Support Worker and Senior Support Worker positions in our Family Assessment Unit in Rotherham If you have experience as a Support Worker, Care Assistant, Nursery Assistant or have worked in the NHS, Health Care or in Social Care this position would be well suited to you. OR If you are looking for a change in career, we can offer excellent opportunities and full training would be given!

Location: Rotherham

Job Types: Full-Time, Part-Time and Zero Hours (the role involves shift work, including working at night, sleep-ins, weekends and bank holidays)

Salary: £8.91 - £11.50 per hour (dependant on training and experience)

About Us:

Recognised for our innovative and high-quality services, Progressive Care is a leading National provider of social work services for Children's & Families, Young People and Adults across South Yorkshire, East Midlands and the North West.

We now have attractive and exciting opportunities for a passionate, ambitious and driven individuals to support in achieving the best possible outcomes for children and their families. Our services are recognised for provide high-quality assessments. Building on this, we are seeking to appoint experienced and motivated Support Workers / Senior Support Workers to support and drive the service forward.

The Role:

  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide targeted assessments for families
  • Safeguard children and parents through continued assessment, planning and reviews.
  • Engage and build professional relationships with families
  • Provide daily support and crisis management skills to families
  • Support parents to reach their full potential to enable them to care for their child/ren
  • Be involved in parent-child activities that support healthy attachments and child development
  • Work collaboratively with community resources and advocate for Young People where necessary

The right candidate will:

  • Having a Level 3 Children & Young Peoples Workforce Diploma is desirable. However, this is not essential as full training will be provided for successful applicants.
  • Having experience working with children and their parents is beneficial. However, we welcome applicants that we feel would have the right aptitude, and life skills to work with families
  • Have a genuine desire to support others to improve their lives
  • Good Literacy and communication skills
  • Patience and empathy towards some of the issues and challenges are faced by families
  • Able to work flexibly, including bank holidays, evenings and weekends

We offer:

  • Excellent rates of pay dependent upon qualifications and experience
  • A Comprehensive Induction Programme
  • Constructive/reflective supervision to ensure thorough understanding of the role.
  • Full access to our in-house Accredited Training Centre to ensure ongoing and extensive training resulting to recognised qualifications such as Level 4 Work with Parents, Incredible Years Parenting Programmes and Level 2 Team Leading
  • A career in a growing organisation with excellent opportunities to progress into more senior roles within a company that focuses on developing staff and promoting from within
  • Continued professional development
  • An extremely rewarding and fulfilling job role with great variety

Because of the nature of its work with children and vulnerable adults, Progressive Care uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to make checks at an enhanced level on all persons whose work or proposed work will involve regular contact with or working in close proximity to children and vulnerable adults in our careFor further information, please contact us now at 0114 2800 265 or at

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