Young Person Support Worker / Preston / OUTREACH / Permanent / £18k

Posted 2 days ago by Semester Recruitment

My Client is a leading Provider of care to young people and they are looking to recruit an Outreach worker to support young people on a permanent basis.

This position is based in the Preston area and the young people are aged from 16 - 18 years.

Role Criteria

NVQ 3 Children and Young People / Health and Social Care (preferably, not essential)

1 years experience in a similar setting

This involves driving as part the role - driving licence essential.

Duties include:

  • To provide Support to Vulnerable People within a shared or independent unit.
  • To assist the Young Person’s allocated Social Worker in the delivery of the service.
  • Experience of working in a residential unit or outreach is essential
  • Experience of Challenging Behaviour
  • Experience of Mental Health
  • To accurately record, create, maintain and update manual and electronic records in respect of the Young People.
  • To observe and maintain strict confidentiality in respect of the Young People, Clients and Company.
  • Sleeping not required but overtime usually available
  • Provide transport/escort to Service Users as directed
  • Conduct welcome and induction for Service Users
  • Basic assessment of Service Users’ needs
  • Provide ongoing support and monitoring of Service Users
  • Assist in welfare and NHS issues
  • Preparation of reports
  • Arrange appointments with various partner agencies
  • Maintaining regular contact with Service Users
  • Informing Service Users of support groups
  • Assist Move-On of Service Users

You must have a current DBS dated within 1 year and preferably be subscribed to the DBS update service.

Required skills

  • Child Protection
  • Mental Health
  • Young People

Application questions

Do you have NVQ Level 3 in Children and Young People?
Are you available immediatley?

Reference: 34861012

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