Support Worker- Young People

Basic Job Overview

> Support Worker- Young People<
> Merthyr Tydfil <
> Job Type: Full Time / Temporary <
> Salary: £16 – £20.25/hour Accrued holiday pay <


Join our specialist support worker team!

Are you an experienced support worker or senior support worker?

Have you got experience supporting children or young people in crisis?

Are you passionate about supporting the most vulnerable children and young people in our community?

Do you want to expand your experience and develop your career?

We are keen to speak to dedicated and passionate support workers who are committed to making a difference to the lives of some of the most vulnerable children and young people in our communities. You will join specialist support worker teams who deliver high level support, create safe environments and offer a deep understanding of how trauma and a young person's journey through life has an impact on current behaviours, communication and understanding.

By joining one of our specialist support worker teams you will enjoy a number of benefits:

an elevated pay rate that will exceed existing local pay rates (£14-£18 per hour)
a rolling rota offering consistency and predictability
a supportive and close knit team for daily support
excellent communication and support from your Randstad local specialist team
a variety of pay options
an opportunity to use your specialist experience and skills and develop other
access to training for professional development
Develope your carer as a support worker by diversifying your experience

What can you expect from joining a specialist support worker team:

an opportunity as a support worker to dedicate your experience and skills to a child or young person
providing day to day support relating to activities, appointments, family contact and much more ideally you will have a driver's licence and business insurance
being busy engaging and encouraging the child or young person to take part in activities and form structure
providing accurate reports and information to support the development of care plans and goals – Have your say!
playing a critical role in the safety and wellbeing of the child or young person
You are an integral part of the team- as a support worker, your voice will be heard and this can and will influence the care and outcomes of the young people you support.

What you will bring: The role – each specialist team will have differences, to excel in this specialist setting you will need to evidence:

supporting children and young people in a residential setting
confidence to work with fellow support workers at times of heightened behaviours to de-escalate situations
experience of using de-escalation techniques to keep children and young people safe
experience making decisions and taking action in challenging situations
an understanding of detailed and accurate daily record keeping, incident reporting
be creative when engaging and establishing trust with children and young people
demonstrate sound communication and judgement
clarity over protecting personal and professional boundaries at all timesSkills and training

Full UK Drivers licence and business insurance
DBS on update service or support new application
Registered with relevant regulatory body
PMVA trained – ideally or willing to undertake training.
Social Care Wales- You will need to be registered as a childrens support worker, or willing to dual register (£10 cost charged by Social Care Wales)

Fundamentally, we are looking for Support Workers who want to make a difference in their role- if that sounds like you- Please get in touch and apply for this role- You can also call (phone number removed) to speak to a consultant directly.

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.