We are looking for a Support Worker (Young Adults) close to the Ferndown area of Dorset. This job is commutable from the Ferndown (24 mins/13.4 miles), Bournemouth (34 mins/21 miles), Poole (37 mins/17.8 miles), Wimborne (14 mins/7.9 miles), Blandford (26mins/16.1 miles) and Salisbury (27 mins/13.5 miles) areas of Dorset and Wiltshire.
This is only the start of your career you could be a Manager of the future! This organisation has just been awarded "Outstanding" with Ofsted which is amazing! We’re looking for someone to support our client’s amazing young people grow and flourish. Be part of a specialist school, set up to be a haven for these young people. The school is Ofsted 'Outstanding’- and was founded by a CEO who is a passionate advocate for children & young adults with learning difficulties. When he set up his company he founded it saying "Things can be done better. We can make a difference."
What does a Support Worker do?
A Support Worker is both helper and companion to the young adults they support. In the morning you will help them get dressed, encourage them to get washed, and make sure they eat their breakfast. After school or on weekend shifts you’d encourage them to participate in activities and hobbies and help them find what they are passionate about, so they can grow up into the person they want to be.
- £8.25 per hour without qualifications.
- £8.75 per hour with NVQ Level 3 - Health & Social Care.
- Full time hours, 40 hours per week.
- Day or Night shifts available.
- Morning shift: 7am - 4:30pm; evening shifts: 3pm - 10pm; night shifts: 9:30pm - 8am.
- Generous benefits package, including high street discounts and child care vouchers.
- Fantastic career progression and ongoing training.
What experience do I need to be a young adult Support Worker?
It is an advantage if you have experience working/living with young adults or have personal experience of working with people with learning disabilities. You will ideally hold an NVQ level 3 as mentioned above. However, full training is provided so not essential.
Do you believe things can be done differently? Every child deserves to be encouraged to be the best they can be! Do you want a job that is not only a career, but is so rewarding, make a difference every day! If this excites you or you are still not sure, don’t worry, click on apply and one of our wonderful career advisers will give you a call to talk you through this amazing opportunity.
- Learning Disabilities
- Support Workers
- Young Adults