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Youth Support Worker

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Job Description:

We are currently recruiting for a youth support worker in Ipswich,

As a support worker, participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of individual care plans and engaging young people in positive routine, activities and learning. Ensure that young people have a voice in their care, involving them in planning their lives and decision making.

Due to it being a children's service we do require the applicant to be over 23 years old. 

 

Residential Support Worker – Person Specification

All applicants must be able to commit to 39 hours and up to 3 sleep ins per week. Overtime opportunities are available however these are to be agreed between the employee and the business.

The shift pattern is flexible, with the rota being released every 6 weeks and providing notice. The usual shift is 8am – 11pm with a sleep in 3 times a week however this is flexible and different shifts will be rotored to consider for training and specific client requirements.

Essential

  • Ability to demonstrate commitment to equality of opportunity to colleagues, service users and all external personnel
  • A knowledge of the Children Act, Children homes regulations and subsequent relevant legislation
  • Demonstration of a commitment to supporting and motivating young people
  • Ability to maintain boundaries and communicate effectively with young people
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    No

  • Industry Sector Health, Nursing
  • Years Experience

    1+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level

    Professional

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