Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 102413
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Easyweb
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary: £9.32 to £9.89 Per Hour
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Howard House School:

Part of Young Foundations, Howard House is a specialist children's residential service based just a short drive from both Newcastle upon Tyne and neighbouring Blyth, in Bedlington, Northumberland.

Howard House is a service designed to help children and young adults with complex needs, face some of the most challenging transitions they might encounter on their pathway to independence. Whether this is the transition from hospital to the community, or from residential care to independence, young people will experience at Howard House the relationships and clinical support they need to achieve success in adulthood.

We are looking for Full Time, Permanent Children's Residential Support Workers

Support Worker Responsibilities:

  • As a Children's Residential Support Worker you should be highly motivated, committed, dedicated and have a genuine interest in delivering the highest quality of care for children and young people in an outstanding residential setting.
  • You will support the care team, deputy manager and manager in developing the service, contributing to positive outcomes for the children and young people and the service as a whole.
  • You will complete challenging work as part of a multi-disciplinary team including clinical staff such as psychiatrist, psychologists, occupational health, therapist, education and social workers in order to achieve positive outcomes for the children and young people

Support Worker Requirements:

You will have experience of supporting children or young adults in a similar environment. It is highly desirable for the applicant to hold the relevant Diploma Level 3 / 4 in Children, Young People and Families Practitioner qualification, however applicants without this qualification can also be considered.

About Young Foundations:

Young Foundations is a provider of specialist residential support services for children and young adults, who have a range of identified complex and challenging needs.

What Young Foundations Can Offer:

Join an award winning organisation that offers Industry Leading Training:

Young Foundations was the recipient of the prestigious Laing Buisson ‘Innovation In Care Award 2018’ and ‘Children’s Services Award 2020’, and is fully committed to the provision of exceptional learning and development opportunities for all of its employees: including training in attachment disorder, neurology, development and mental health and well-being.

The opportunity to study for a Bachelor’s degree while you work:

Young Foundations believe that the professionalism and expertise of our frontline staff should be recognised, by allowing them to achieve a credible level of nationally recognised qualification while they work. With this in mind, 2018 saw the launch of the Foundation Degree sponsorship programme in partnership with Glyndwr University, Wales. This programme allows the part funding of Young Foundations employees, to follow University programmes of work-based education, that will lead to FdA and later BA (Honours) qualifications in Therapeutic Childcare.

Position: Children's Residential Support Worker

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne (NE22), Tyne and Wear

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 40 per week

Salary: £9.32 - £9.89 per hour

Benefits: Competitive

You may have experience of the following: Residential Support Worker, Residential Care Staff, Senior Support Worker, Young People, Voluntary Sector, Residential Care Worker, Community Development, Challenging Behaviour, Senior Social Care Worker, Community Services, Care Assistant, Health & Social Care, etc.

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