Support Worker - Young People

£17,326 - £20,966
13 Jul 2017
21 Jul 2017
A well established national organisation is now recruiting for Outreach Support Workers covering Bristol & Taunton area. You will be supporting children & young people between 16 - 25 years old who are leaving the care system and need additional support to remain independent. You will work with people who come from neglected backgrounds, sexual exploitation and other traumatic situations who may have mental health, anti social behaviour and EBD so they will display challenging behaviour. Main Job Role: This is a professional parental role (lone working) offering therapeutic / emotional support You will support them with managing their tenancy, claiming benefits, job-hunting and help with alternative education Support them out and about in the community If clients become challenging then support workers will need to remove themselves from the situation and call the police or the on-call manager if required. Qualifying candidates: Must have an online DBS on the update service Available to start after a week Have experience in care and preferably in challenging behaviour Must have a driving license with your own car Strong, firm and resilient candidates (set boundaries) Contract / Terms: Salary is £17,326.40 per annum £8.33 an hour You may do upto 2 sleep-ins per week which are paid at £35 per sleep an extra £3,640 per year Shift patterns vary but typically are between 7am - 11pm and sleeps are 11pm til 7am. We offer upto 40 hours per week between Mondays to Fridays alternative weekends Mileage is paid at 25p per mile Benefits (pro rota): You will be provided with an excellent training program with full support Great progression - all managers except 1 started off as a support worker and now are managers Will be given the chance to complete your NVQ / QCF 28 days holiday allowance which include bank holidays If you have the right skills or experience for this role; then please call Jeet on 0117 9221130 or email your CV with the job reference number to: - thank you and good luck with your job search Connect with me on: Instagram: J33TS Twitter: Jeet_JDKS LinkedIn: Jeet Kaur-Sathi Brook Street Social Care are only able to process applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK. This job was originally posted as