Support Worker

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£20592 - £20592 per annum

Job Details

Support worker

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Integra health care team for a Support Worker within our Care Leaving Service for 16-25 year olds. Our aim and yours will be to transform the lives of the young people in our service. As a Support Worker, every day will be different, and you won't find a more rewarding career.

We want to hear from caring, enthusiastic and dedicated team players with a can-do approach who really care about the needs of young people. You'll enjoy working with children and young people, providing day to day support, guidance and facilitate activities. You'll create a safe, caring, and supportive place to live for our young people.

Salary:

The role is paid a salary of 20,592.00 for 40 hours a week. The pattern works two on four off, each shift followed by a sleep as and when required. The shift starts at 8am and finishes at 11am for the sleep in.

This role also comes with multiple Benefits in addition to a competitive salary:

  • Pension Auto-enrolment
  • 'Pay Care Scheme', this is a company health care benefit which gives you cash back for medical costs
  • 'Perk Box', this allows the employees to get discounts or free offers on hundreds of well-known high street brands.
  • Annual Leave Service Award - 1 day's extra holiday every year up to 5 years
  • Long Service Bonus of £750 given after 5 continuous full-time years of employment
  • NVQ Bonus when complete Level 3 (£500 in total) or Level 5 (£750 in total) in instalments, initial after completion and remainder 18 months following
  • Refer a friend scheme for both qualified and unqualified
  • Free meals on shift (for residential roles)
  • Company pays for DBS as well as reimburses cost for update service each year
  • Company reimburses staff for Social Care Wales registration each year

Essential Job Requirements

  • Provide a safe environment for the young people within our service
  • Good communication skills with the ability to develop positive relationships
  • Be a good team player to provide a high level of support and achieve positive outcomes
  • Encourage the young people to be motivated and take part in activities, education and extracurricular activities
  • Have attention to detail ensuring correct information is recorded in all paperwork
  • Demonstrate a commitment to own training and development
  • Be able to adapt working practice to the ethos of the home
  • Have resilience, motivation, and determination
  • Can adapt to challenging and changing situations
  • Be inclusive to all children and young people and committed to upholding and protecting the rights of individuals
  • Be flexible and able to undertake shift work including weekends and sleep-ins
  • Be confident in using Microsoft Office including Outlook and Word, or willing to learn
  • Apply for enhanced DBS disclosure and if applicable, overseas criminal records checks
  • Full UK driving licence

Desirable Attributes

  • Experience working with adults or young people in a supported living or residential setting
  • Experience of working within learning disability or mental health settings, with individuals who may demonstrate challenging and complex behaviours, or in a therapeutic young people's residential setting
  • Diploma Level 3 qualified in Children and Young Persons Workforce or equivalent or willingness to work towards the above Level 3 qualification
  • Knowledge of current legislation relevant to Care Leaving services or supported living
  • Experience of Ofsted/CQC/Social Care Wales inspections
  • Understanding of attachment and trauma in relation to young people

Experience:

  • Support Worker: 1 year (preferred)
  • Driving Licence (preferred)
 
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