Youth Support Worker

Location: Wimborne Minster
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 20,500
Reference: BBBH912


Gap professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client, are you looking for a new opportunity within Health and Social care industry or looking to start your career? 

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Cranbourne
Hours of work: 4 days on 4 days off – 8am – 8pm
Salary: £8.75- £9.40 ph 
Full time and term time only vacancies available. Experience not essential as full training will be given. (Term time Monday to Friday)


Summary: 

Our client is looking for a number of youth support workers for one of the UK’s leading providers in Child and Adult care services, you will be working with their students in the beautiful setting of Cranbourne, Dorset. You will be responsible for students that are aged between 16-25 with conditions such as complex anxiety, mental health, autism and other associated difficulties and you will be working with them to re-engage their education whilst helping them gain independent living skills. 

Responsibilities:

Build positive relationships with the students.
To provide a safe, clean and supportive environment.
Encourage and promote independence i.e. cooking, cleaning and personal hygiene.
Assist with education, recreational and social activities.
Ability to positively reduce and control anxieties and behaviours you may find challenging.
Have an empathetic and caring nature/ approach to our students.



Requirements:

Good interpersonal and team working skills.
Excellent written and verbal skills.
Flexible within a rota pattern (which can include evenings, weekends and some unsocial hours)
A genuine passion and interest within Health and Social Care.
To provide details for a pre-employment Safeguarding check



Benefits:

Fully funded access to your NVQ Level 3.
Competitive pay rates of £8.75 - £9.40 depending on qualifications.
Dedicated and experienced team of staff to support you within your journey.
Fully paid detailed induction with ongoing training throughout your career.
Opportunities for progression
DBS provided by the client
Refer a friend scheme of £400



Closing date is 12th October


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