Job Title Support Worker
Location : Trowbridge
Hours of Work Overnight shift - 5.00pm to 11.00pm working hours (11.00pm to 7.30am sleeping hours) 7.30am to 9.30am working hours. Day shift 9.00am - 5.30pm
Salary £8.74 per hour + £63.44 Sleep in allowance
Summary of Position
The support worker has the passion and motivation for helping disadvantaged young people to make positive and lasting changes to their lives. As a support worker you will provide a consistent support service to the residents of our clients service, primarily during the evening and night time hours and at weekends. Your role will involve the assessment, support and risk management of the residents as part of a small and dedicated staff team. Together you will really make a difference, empowering our clients to develop the independent living skills they need to successfully move on with a positive future.
Primary Responsibilities, Tasks and Duties
You will proactively work with residents of the centre by providing support, information, advice and guidance as appropriate. Part of your duties will involve developing, planning and delivering a range of group activities to increase life skills training with the aim of preparing residents to move on to independent accommodation, employment or further education.
You will also ensure the safety and security of the residents and the centre, and therefore competent in making decisions which ensure the safeguarding of our clients residents and that all policies and procedures of the foundation are upheld.
You will acquire and provide up to date and accurate information relating to residents and the service as a whole, whilst maintaining a safe and secure environment for residents, visitors and colleagues, in line with organisational policies.
You will have a practical understanding of safeguarding, risk assessments, confidentiality and support plans.
You will be able to manage your own time, working on your own initiative, have strong communication skills and be able to positively influence people from all different backgrounds.
We can offer a variety of shifts and flexible working patterns on a contracted or casual basis including weekends, day shifts, sleep in shift or waking nights.
If you think this role is for you please apply