£19,094 - £19,760
Here, at BS Social Care, we are recruiting for a Support Worker in Corbridge, Northumbria. Our client is an independent specialist provider of further education in North East England. They offer day placements and up to 52-week residential placements for young people with a learning disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and complex needs.
Our client's person-centred approach provides students with individualised learning programmes developed to effectively match their needs, personal decisions, and aspirations, be the focus on daily living skills, vocational qualifications, or independent living. Students gain important life skills and meaningful qualifications, evidencing our clients commitment to enabling increased choice, control, and independence.
As a Support Worker you will work with young people and adults (Students) ranging between 16 and 25 years of age to safeguard and promote their safety and welfare at all times. You will support the students to feel a sense of belonging and influence within their home, providing individualised day to day care and support.
As a Support Worker you will provide and encourage students to access opportunities to engage in hobbies and experiences in order to attain positive outcomes, boost confidence and improve resilience whilst increasing their levels of independence and self-regulation.
You will have a genuine interest and passion to work in this sector, with the willingness to undertake training as requested. Previous experience of working in a similar role is desirable. Due to the location you must be a driver with access to your own vehicle.
You will be able to build positive relationships with Young people and a variety of professionals and you will be able to engage with young people to support them to develop confidence, resilience, and level of independence. Importantly, you will be able to be a positive and consistent role model.
You will be flexible to undertake a working pattern in accordance with the rota provided and to carry out sleep-in duties on a rota basis.
You will be joining one of the UK's leading children's specialist education and behavioural health service providers.
You will have the opportunity to progress and undertake specialist training to help enhance your career.
A competitive rate of pay.
A rewarding role with high job satisfaction.
This is a really fantastic opportunity to make a difference to people lives! Please apply now! Or, if you require further information, then please get in touch!