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Support Worker

Job details
Posting date: 12 November 2019
Salary: £213.00 to £213.00 per day
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 12 December 2019
Location: Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Company: Grove Social Care
Job type: Temporary
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Summary

Grove Social Care are an agency who provides workers to companies who deliver care, support and accommodation to young people who have challenging behaviours within the care sector.

Pay: £9.25 per hour a day plus £8.30 per hour for sleep in. (usually between 2300-0800 hours). Earn up to £213 a day, £25,000 - £33,000 per annum.

Working hours: We endeavour to find you temporary and permanent; full-time work. The hours vary, usually starting at 0900 and finishing at 0900 the next day whereby you will be required to sleep in from 2300 hours to 0800 hours.

Role main duties:
• Supporting young people, sometimes on a 1:1 basis, aged 11 to 18, through difficult times who may present challenging behaviour or complex needs.
• Your duties will also include acting as a good role model to advise, assist and promote their development.
• You will help develop general life skills, encourage young people to make their own informed decisions, you will lead by example, promote general housekeeping, and a healthy lifestyle.
• You will help them access a full range of services in the community, including healthcare, employment, education and in the community around their interests and hobbies.
Expectations:
• Although previous experience is desirable, attitude and motivation are key. Experience not necessary as we offer comprehensive training.
• We are looking to recruit creative, self-motivated and resourceful people who can engage with young people and have the same high values towards safeguarding and promoting their welfare as we do.
• You must be a good listener, enthusiastic, resilient, non-judgemental, caring, supportive with a willingness to learn and develop yourself.
• Although we are an Equal Opportunities Employer, due to the nature of the work we can only accept applicants over the age of 22, preferably with a full driving licence.
• We are committed to the safeguarding of young people, so we will also require all applicants to undertake an enhanced DBS check to assess their suitability for the role.

Working location: Local work within the county location.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £8.30 to £10.25 /hour
Licence:
• Driving (Preferred)

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