Children and young people's support worker
" Starting salaries of £18,138
" Rising to £19,760
" Fully funded NVQ level 3 in health and social care
" Lots of training around Psychology and Mental Health
" Over time and Sleep ins available to increase salary
" Immediate interviews available
This is fantastic opportunity for someone who can create strong relationships with Young people who are leaving care.
This a unique role supporting children for disrupted background, these children have been through so much in their lives from Criminal exploitation and Sexual exploitation to suicide and self-harm. They are now at the point in their care journey where they are ready to leave care and become more independent.
There are both full and part time positions and you will be required to work across LS7 and LS8 in Leeds. This is an amazing role which really makes a difference to children and young people's lives!
You will be expected to develop and maintain positive relationships with young people who have complex needs and present challenging behaviour.
Your role will involve supporting and working with young people to develop all aspects of independent living skills, social/life skills, problem solving and planning skills and reducing risk-taking behaviour.
You will need the following to be considered for interview-
" Some experience working with children (Paid or Voluntary)
" Ability to create relationships with the young people
" Ability to deal with Challenging behaviours
" Driving is preferable but not essential
" Effective oral and written communication skills and competent in the application of ICT.
If you would like to apply for the role, please click below! Or alternatively call Shannen on 07907063941 or email