Support Worker Job In Stoke
Posted 26 days ago

Support Worker

Job Details

Support Worker
Location: Staffordshire
Pay rate:  £30
An exciting opportunity has come up for Support Workers a team of children’s residential support / childcare workers to provide 2:1 support for a young person in a residential setting. This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates who are committed to enhancing the lives of young people and their families. We are seeking practitioners who are able to provide a positive support and impact to the young person.
In this role you will

  • Support a young person in their residential placement
  • Attend to their practical, physical and emotional needs.
  • Act as an appropriate role model and to work closely with them to enable them to address their difficulties and achieve their optimum potential.
  • Provide a positive support and impact to the young person. 
  • Interact with them, play games, teach them to cook, clean and ensure they and their home are generally well looked after
  • Maintain a high quality of care and support which meets the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of the young person.
  • Establish positive relationships with young people and always offer them unconditional and positive regard.
  • Provide advice, assistance, and support on a 1:1 basis to enable the young person to address past and present difficulties
  • Keeping accurate records and provide written reports on young people for planning meetings, reviews or any other meetings as directed by the line manager
General Responsibilities
This post requires the holder to do varying shifts, which include early morning and late evening work, sleep-in and an on call rota system. The post holder also is required to work weekends as part of a rota and Bank

The Ideal candidate will

  • Have a level 3 qualification in Childcare (or equivalent)
  • Previous experience of Support Work
  • An accreditation in completing specialist assessment (e.g. PAMS, AIM) Desirable
  • Enhanced DBS
This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you:-
  • A dedicated consultant who has access to all roles across the UK and is available for you to speak to
  • An easy registration process (all done online)
  • Referral schemes and incentives
  • Ongoing compliance managed for you
  • Prompt and reliable payroll and lots more.
This role is ideally located for those travelling from Nottingham, Walsall, Newark on Trent, Loughbourgh, Leicester, Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Lincoln, Nuneaton, Granthon, Derby, Peterbourgh, Birmingham, Bloxwich, Stoke-on-Trent, Tamworth,  Shropshire, Coventry,  Worcester, Telford, Stafford, Sheffield, Welshpool, Hereford, Leicester, Sheffield, Wrexham Newcastle-under-lyme, Burton-upon-Trent, Wolverhampton, Lichfeild, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Dudley, Sutton, Coldfield, WestBromwich, Walsall, Lichfield, Telford, Hinckley.