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Young Adult Support Worker – Blandford Forum

  • RoleChildren's Support Worker, Support Worker
  • LocationSW England, Bristol, Weston Super Mare, Frome, Bridgewater, Burnham On Sea
  • Date PostedFebruary 24, 2021

Specialism/Sector : Mental Health, Learning Difficulties

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Young Adult Support Worker – Blandford Forum

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Job description

Prospero Health & Social Care are recruiting dedicated Support Workers on behalf of a ‘Good’ Ofsted Residential School based in Blandford Forum catering for young people aged 11-19 years with Autism & Aspergers.

Joining a specialist setting you will be surrounded by passionate colleagues all actively enabling young people to achieve their personal best in all environments.

We are looking for support workers who are committed to providing the highest standard of care to service users. The successful candidates would ideally have experience of working with young people with additional needs and mental health.

*Shifts are provided on a fortnightly rota to include days and nights*

If successful you will be fully supported through a 6 months probationary period with the dedicated help of a mentor and line-manager.

You will all receive additional and ongoing CPD Training to ensure you get the best out of your new career including a Level 3 RFQ Child and Young Persons Workforce Qualification

Support Worker Contract/Position Details:

  • Location – Blandford Forum
  • Position – Support Worker
  • Type of work – Supporting young people with ASc & Aspergers
  • Start date – ASAP
  • Likely Duration – Permanent
  • Position end date – Permanent
  • Contract type – Temp-to-Perm
  • Full-time – 40 Hours Per Week
  • Minimum rate of pay – £10ph, (Night Shift £14ph)
  • Maximum rate of pay – £10ph, (Night Shift £14ph)
  • Hours – Various shift pattern (to include weekends)

Support worker Experience, Training and Qualifications:

  • Experience in a support work/care environment
  • Up-to-date mandatory training – Food Hygiene, Health and Safety, Fire Safety, Infection Prevention, Equality and Diversity, Autism training (all can be completed free with Prospero)
  • Safeguarding training is imperative; you can undertake a free course with Prospero Health and Social Care if you have not completed a Safeguarding course in the last 12 months.
  • Health and Social Care Level 2 or 3 (desirable but not essential)

To be eligible for any support work with Prospero Health and Social Care you must:

  • Hold the Right to Work in the UK.
  • Possess an enhanced DBS certificate registered with online update service or be willing to process a new application.
  • Provide two professional care related references.

Other:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV. Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Prospero Health and Social Care is acting as an employment business/social care recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Health and Social Care in order to fill this vacancy.

Prospero Health and Social care is able to offer the successful candidate:

  • Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and other mandatory training
  • In-house Training and Development Team

Contract details

  • LocationSW England, Bristol, Weston Super Mare, Frome, Bridgewater, Burnham On Sea
  • PositionYoung Adult Support Worker – Blandford Forum
  • Type of workSocial Care, Children & Young
  • Contract/position start date20/05/2021
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