Support Worker

Stockport, Greater Manchester, England
SK2 5TH
Randstad £ 8.93 - 10.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 8.93 - 10.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Studying / Unqualified
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
16 Mar 2021

Job Description

Would you like to make a difference in the lives of young people with complex needs and Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties? Are you a support worker looking for a fresh opportunity?

This service is a highly specialised education and residential facility which employs a multi-disciplinary team to support young people living with Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties, ADHD, Autism, Childhood Trauma and Moderate Learning Difficulties. Their focus is to use a range of strategies and techniques to help your young people develop into independent, valued citizens, enjoying equal rights opportunities and a good quality of life.

Located in the Cheshire countryside just outside Disley, this old hotel has been converted into an innovative and inspiring learning centre with adjoining residential spaces.

Benefits Include
- Regular in-house training focusing on your individual interests / areas of development
- Refer a friend bonus scheme
- Competitive salary
- 240 Hours Holiday
- Company Pension Scheme
- Strong staff support network in a well-established team
- The opportunity to attend a variety of enrichment activities with the Young People
- Working in an environment rated 'good' by Ofsted

Responsibilities Include
- 40 hours per week Waking nights
- Providing excellent support for young adults with Autism and learning difficulties
- Building relationships with service users and their families
- Following care plans to help service users reach their goals
- Assisting service users with daily care which can include but is not limited to: cooking, personal care and cleaning.
- Helping these young people to enjoy activities within their local community. Building a positive relationship with these young people will allow you to identify activities that they will love!
- Finding a way to communicate that works for both you and the young person you're working with is of the utmost importance. This will help to build a relationship and minimise challenging behaviour.
- You will be required to help these young people work through challenging times

The Ideal Candidate
- Have recent experience working in a care environment with children or young adults with learning disabilities or Mental Health Difficulties
- Be patient, sociable and empathetic, in order to establish good relationships with our young people based on confidence, trust, understanding and mutual respect
- Have worked in a challenging behaviour setting before
- Have a positive attitude, a good sense of humour and are passionate about working with Young People
- Be prepared to deal with challenging behaviour which may be exhibited by a young person at any time for any number of reasons

If you would like to take on this exciting challenge please contact or call our care team n Applyoption 2

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

Ref: CJ455259

Job Details

Support Worker

Stockport, Greater Manchester, Englandd Randstad
Pay
£ 8.93 - 10.0 Per hour
Job level
Studying / Unqualified
Hours
Full time
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
16 Mar 2021

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