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Night Support Worker

Basic Job Overview

> Night Support Worker<
> Newport <
> Job Type: Full Time / Temporary <
> Salary: £15 – £19/hour Accrued holiday pay <

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Role: Childrens Support Worker – Full time, Part time and Adhoc roles available – Newport and surrounding areas

Do you currently work with young people in children's homes or other regulated settings?

Are you looking for a change?

Randstad are looking for experienced support workers in and around the Newport area, You will be supporting young people with a range of requirements and experiences from CSE & county lines, mental health issues, complex behavioural challenges.

Role Requirements:

Provide support to vulnerable young people- As a support worker you will engage in conversation, interacting with the young people's interest, redirecting behaviours and de-escalating heightened situations.
Monitoring – You will be charged with recording in detail the activities of the young persons eg:food intake, petty cash, behaviours, new developments, hobbies, interests etc.
Working together- All support workers need to stick to the rules and boundaries set for the young people and work together. If one support worker deviates, it can have dramatic impacts on the behaviour of a young person.
Safeguarding – As a support worker, you will need to read care plans and risk assessment for each young person you work with. Safeguarding is paramount, you will need to bring previous knowledge & use the details in the care plan and risk assessments to make informed decisions
Day to Day – Your job as a support worker is to support and facilitate the young persons daily requirements (as per the care plan and risk assessment). You will be able to provide day to day support to the young person eg: taking them to school, appointments, activities etc.
Liaising with professionals – Working as a support worker with vulnerable young people, you will often need to liaise with Social Workers, CAMHS, Educational and medical professionals and other support workers outside of Randstad. You will need to use the daily logs and your knowledge of the young person to provide detailed updates. Compensation

Support Worker Days: £14.50 to £16.00 per hour

Support Worker Waking Nights: £16.00 to £18 per hour

Support Worker Sleeps: £12.50 per hour –

**Randstad offers holiday pay that is accrued based on the number of hours worked. If you choose not to accept holiday pay, we can add 12.5% to each of the hourly rates above!** Sleeps are excluded and are always £12.50 per hour.

For example: £14.50 per hour + 12.5% =£16.31 per hour or £18.00 per hour + 12.5% =£20.25 per hour**

Benefits

Training- Develop your skill set and gain accredited qualifications such as PBM/PMVA training or support achieving your Level 3 in health and Social care
A rewarding career- Supporting vulnerable young people is a challenging but highly rewarding people- your impact can change the course of their life
Flexible working- Full time, part time or adhoc opportunities available
Extremely competitive wage- Based on a 3 day week consisting of 3 long day sleeps you could earn over £1000 per week per tax!! Mandatory requirements

Right to work in UK full time – We do not offer sponsorship
Driving- You MUST have a driver's licence & access to a vehicle
Enhanced DBS – You must have or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS
Social Care Wales – You must have or be willing to register with Social Care Wales
A MINIMUM of 6 months experience in children's residential care or working as a support worker with young people in care. Desired Requirements

Level 3 in health and social care (children) or Level 3 Residential Children's Care
1 year + experience as a childrens support worker
PBM/PMVA/Team Teach or any other behavioural management training. If you require any more information please call (phone number removed)

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.