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Support Worker | Berkshire

£10 - £15 an hour | Full Time, Part Time | Permanent

Job Role:

 

To provide support services to vulnerable young people who may be leaving care, stepping down from secure accommodation, or need additional support in order to live independently. Work with other professionals in order to meet the individual needs of each young person in our supported living homes.

Working Hours:

 

Permanent contract - full and part-time permanent positions available.

Salary:

 

£10.00 per hour + sleep in allowance of £30.00 per sleep-in shift.

Qualifications:

 

Preferred Minimum Diploma L3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent related studies, or a commitment to undertake the Diploma which will be provided.

Safeguarding:

All applicants must:

  • Undergo an enhanced DBS check.

  • Provide at least two satisfactory references, one of which must be from their most recent employer.

  • Provide a commitment to adhere to all ACS Policies and Procedures in order to safeguard the young people they are supporting.

Duties:

  • To promote the rights and interests of the young people whilst protecting them from danger, harm, or abuse.

  • To advise, support, and exchange information with other staff team members.

  • To act in any emergency situation, and apply established protocols relating to emergency situations.

  • Support Workers are expected to challenge poor performance within other members of the staff team should it arise.

  • To be responsible during the shift for the building, its annexe, and any other establishments for which the service has responsibility.

  • To be responsible for provision financial administration during their shift

  • To be responsible for organising and promoting the smooth running of their shifts.

  • Support Workers have responsibility to ensure that the environmental needs meet statutory requirements concerning Health and Safety regulations, reporting directly to their line manager any concerns.