Children and Young People's Support Worker

Posted 21 November by Nurseplus
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Children and Young People's Support Worker

As a Children’s and Young People Support Worker you should be highly motivated, committed and have a genuine interest in delivering the highest quality of care for children and young people. With Nurseplus you will work across a variety of settings including Mental Health, Autism, Challenging behaviour, Education and Residential.

Your job role as a Children and Young People’s Support Worker will involve you working closely with children in care and putting them at the centre of everything you do. Your day to day role will require you to support them in all aspects of their lives such as educational pursuits, hobbies and activities

Your experience and support will be influential in developing and contributing towards positive outcomes to help shape the future of children and young people.

What Nurseplus can offer you as a Children and Young People’s Support Worker:

  • Flexible shifts to fit around you – full or part-time, days, nights and weekends
  • Weekly Pay – Competitive Hourly Rates
  • Free training – In line with the Care Certificate
  • Ongoing support and further development opportunities with in-house courses and funded qualifications
  • Annual pay increase
  • Eligibility to apply for a Blue Light Card, which offers thousands of amazing discounts online and on the high street

Responsibilities of a Children and Young People’s Support Worker:

  • To support, safeguard and promote the wellbeing of children and young people
  • Assist with daily routines which may include working in the community and/or educational setting
  • Organising and facilitating social activities
  • Transportation
  • Work alongside a multi-disciplinary team to implement safe practice
  • Offer high levels of supervision and support
  • Working in line with Ofsted
  • Manage complex behaviours and crisis intervention
  • Contributing to the young person’s care plans and risk assessments, their review and implementation

What Nurseplus needs from you as a Children and Young Peoples Support Worker:

  • A minimum of 6 months experience working within a child and/or young adults setting
  • All candidates must be over the age of 21 to meet industry regulations
  • Have the right to work in the UK
  • Knowledge in one of the following areas EBD, SEMH, CSE and SEND
  • Must hold a valid UK Driving Licence
  • A good standard of English and the ability to communicate effectively
  • Desirable - Diploma 3 / 4 qualification in Health and Social Care/ Residential Care
  • An enhanced DBS, which you can apply for upon registration

If you are passionate about healthcare and would like to know more, Nurseplus would love to hear from you!

Reference: 51192430

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