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Young People Support Workers (Casual Hours)

  • Location:

    Halifax

  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

  • Job type:

    Part-time

  • Salary:

    £11.5 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    TF-1162-1

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-06

  • Startdate:

    2019-07-08

Akton Recruitment are currently working with a private social care company that provide support to young people up to the age of 24. They are vulnerable adults leaving care in their own homes. You will be helping the service users develop their skills to help prepare them to make the most of living fully independent lives. You will be working to help them identify and access training, education and employment opportunities.
We are looking for experienced support workers who are looking to pick up bank hours/casual hours as and when they are available. Our client covers Bradford, Halifax and Wakefield currently. Because of the nature of this role to be successful you must have access to a vehicle with business use insurance.

Responsibilities-
  • Provide emotional and practical support to young people including some sleep ins, evening and weekend work.
  • Take part in an on-call rota providing an out of hours emergency service to clients.
  • Identify and regularly review each clients needs and draw up a support plan.
  • Ensure that safeguarding and risks for each young person are reviewed on a regular basis.
  • Liase with other professionals from relevant agencies to ensure good communication and continuity of care and support.
  • Attend group and consultation meetings with young people as required.
  • Visit properties on a regular basis to carry out health and safety checks.
  • Ensure that any action required in terms of repairs are carried out in line with timescales outlined in our policies and procedures.
Requirements-
  • Access to a vehicle with business use insurance
  • DBS
  • Experience supporting young people in the community