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Male Support Worker - Northamptonshire 4592

  • Location:

    Northamptonshire, England

  • Sector:

    Services for children

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £20000 per annum + a whole host of benefits

  • Contact:

    Zoe Gunn

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Job Description

** Children, Young People and Families Male Support Worker **
** Corby, Northamptonshire **
** 0 hour contract **
** 40 hours per week available **
* Mixed shifts; earlies, lates, long days, 24 hours days - this all depends on the needs of the service users at the time *
** £20,000 **
** Working with children and young people within supported living. This could be with a care leaver or with parents under a 12 week court order **

BS Social Care are currently working with a private care company to source a candidate within the Northamptonshire area. This Support Worker will work with care leavers following a care plan for their needs and parents who are under the courts to decide on whether or not the children are to be removed. This role is paying £20,000 for a zero hour contract but able to work an average 40 hours per week. Should you have a successful probation, a permanent contract will be offered.
About the employer; this is a care company who provide care to children and young people who are care leavers from fostering placements, residential homes and secure units. They also support parents who are currently working with the courts.

About the role;
The purpose of the role is to assist in providing structured support for families and care leavers including but not limited to:
Understanding the lived experience of the child, young person or family
Assessing their needs to promote effective change and identifying innovative ways to engage with the child, young person or family.
Safeguarding, caring for and supporting children and young people when the parents might be experiencing difficulties for a variety of reasons.
Case management and keyworking with minimum supervision, including reporting, recording and liaising with other agencies, colleagues and line managers where appropriate.
Facilitating and delivering support programmes and packages targeted at children, young people or families.
Supporting parents to enhance their parenting skills by encouraging, teaching, modelling and supporting parents in a number of specific parenting tasks as recommended.
Supporting children and young people to develop their independent living skills.

About the ideal candidate; it is essential that you are a driver with a valid UK licence and a car, that you hold a L3 in Children and Young People or relevant such as a Degree in Child Adolescences (childcare & health and social care cannot be accept - the qualifications needs to relate to 8yrs and above) and that you have at least 1 years` experience working with 8yrs and above. We cannot accept applications that do not meet this criteria.

In return, you will be offered a zero hour contract as a permanent Support Worker paying £20,000 alongside a host of benefits and masses of training, qualification opportunities and progression within the company.

If you meet all of the above, please send your most up to date CV this and covering your employment to present day or call 07484 037455.


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