Young Persons Support Worker

Recruiter
Interaction - Peterborough
Location
Peterborough
Salary
£8 - 12 per hour
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
14 Mar 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Young Persons Support worker – Working with 16-18 years olds

Peterborough area - £8.50ph - £12ph

As a Support Worker, you’ll make a real difference as you support and advise the young people we support and accommodate to help achieve their potential.

Typical duties may include:

  • Cleaning and cooking

  • Planning their futures – education, training, employment

  • Teaching life skills - budgeting

  • 1:1 working and 2:1 working

  • Attend appointments

  • Promote positive decisions

As a Support Worker, you’ll be passionate about helping to shape the lives of young people. Most important is that you’re able to engage with young people, flexible, honest, patient and able to see situations from a young person's perspective. The role of a Support Worker can be challenging, so you’ll also need to be non–judgemental, sensitive and confident of being able to support people during difficult times. Our shift pattern includes early, late and weekend working, as well as periodical night sleep–ins.

For the successful candidates this is regular work where you can pick and choose your own shifts with block bookings.

Required experience:

  • Care Sector: 6 month experience working with young people

    Desirable:

  • Drivers Licence

  • Own car

If you would like more information about this role please contact Amber at Interaction Health and Social Care on or on