Young Person Support Worker – Southampton

Young Person Support Worker – Southampton

Prospero Health & Social Care are looking for Children Support Workers to engage in temporary contracts to deliver the very best standards and quality of care to children between the ages of 16 and 18 with additional needs in the Southampton area.

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Prospero Health & Social Care are looking for Children Support Workers to engage in temporary contracts to deliver the very best standards and quality of care to children between the ages of 16 and 18 with additional needs in the Southampton area.

This role will involve caring for these often-vulnerable individuals, assisting them with day-to-day tasks, and supporting them as and when required, providing a safe and nurturing environment for individuals.

You will implement care plans in collaboration with the team you are working with, support young people in developing their living skills and access education / therapy, promote positive behaviour and helping individuals to manage their emotions and behaviours effectively, and help build positive relationships with the individuals themselves, their families and other professionals working in care.

Placements Available

  • Supporting young people in unregulated provisions such as Hospitals, Emergency Accommodation, Hotel / Private accommodation.
  • A past placement may have broken down and an individual needs to be moved to other accommodation on a temporary basis.
  • Respite care for an individual that needs support while a family needs to step away temporarily.
  • Supporting court-appointed services such as contact supervision.

Requirements:

  • 1 year of experience in the UK care sector
  • Experience as a Support Worker
  • Experience supporting children and young people in a professional environment (desired)
  • Driver with access to a vehicle
  • Enhanced DBS on the Update Service.

Position details

  • Location – Portsmouth with a focus on the Southsea area
  • Position – Support Worker (Children & Young Adults)
  • Type of work – Temporary
  • Start date – ASAP (Contracts have hours available immediately)
  • Duration – Ongoing
  • Full time / Part time – Full Time with varied shift patterns to suit work / life balance.
  • Hours – Long Days, Waking Nights, and Sleep in shifts available.

Benefits

  • £12.50 per hour to £14.00 Enhanced rate for Bank Holidays available.
  • Mileage paid for own vehicle if Business Insurance is provided and in place.
  • Fast track application available. £50 upon first shift if cleared to work within 10 days.
  • Free mandatory online training as part of our compliance process.
  • Practical training provided free if applicable for placement including Team Teach & TMVA certificate
  • 24-7 contact available from on-call Consultants through day and night
  • Weekly pay.
  • Work to fit around your requirements and lifestyle.

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