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  • Location:

    Gloucester

  • Sector:

    Care & Supported Housing, Care Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £20654 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandria Arvantis

  • Contact email:

    alexandria@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J6844

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-31

  • Startdate:

    2022-03-25

  • Consultant:

    Alex Arvanitis

Do you have a real passion for young people in your care and want to do as much good you possibly can, then we want to hear from you. We are looking for someone that is resilient, driven, caring and will go that extra mile to be the best support worker these young adults need and help them with their independence. 

We have a Brilliant opportunity for a Support Worker to join a Fantastic supported living transitional service in Gloucester, supporting young adults aged of 16+. 
 
No two days are ever the same, so you need to be happy to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. It is challenging, but incredibly rewarding work!!  
 
Salary: £20,654 
Location: Gloucester (GL1)
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 40 Hours per week 
Sleeps Rota: 2 sleep in per week if required
Shift pattern: Varied shift pattern
 
Benefits:
  • Opportunity to do the NVQ level 3 Children & Young People qualification - fully funded!
  • Company pension
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face-to-face training and CPD planning
  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
 
As a Young Adults Support Worker you will be responsible for:
  • Encouraging young adults to participate in activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.
  • Keeping the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.
  • Dealing with challenging behaviours when needed.
  • Protecting the young adults from risks to their health and welfare.
  • Providing support for the young people in the home and promoting their independence and well-being.
  • Maintaining a safe environment for young people.
  • Ensuring the safety of the young adults and maintaining an up to date knowledge of the individual’s; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.
  • Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically.
  • Developing and maintaining good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers and other professionals that may be involved in the young people’s lives such as Psychologists.

Requirements:
  • Experience as a Support Worker is DESIRABLE
  • You will have a DBS on the update service for a quick start! DESIRABLE
  • NVQ or QCF level 3 in Children & Young People is DESIRABLE
  • Have a passion to support young adults
If this sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you. Click ‘APPLY’ now and one of the Vetro team will be in touch.

www.vetrorecruitment.co.uk

Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merit alone.