Support Worker (Waking Nights)

  • Job Reference: 103508
  • Date Posted: 8 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Easyweb
  • Location: Birkenhead
  • Salary: £9.32 to £10.40 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Support Worker (Waking Nights)

Young Foundations is a provider of residential step-down services for children and young people with complex needs, including autism, learning disabilities, and mental health issues. Young Foundations is a vibrant business, offering its employees the opportunity to develop and grow in their careers as part of a nationally renowned company.

Part of Young Foundations, Acrefield House is a brand new residential home for up to 9 young adults with a variety of complex needs linked to ASD and LD. Young Foundations as a company enjoys high levels of occupancy and has built a reputation as a service of excellence both with CQC and other stakeholders.

The Role

As a Waking Night Support Worker you should be highly motivated, committed and have a genuine interest in delivering the highest quality of care for young adults 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 adults and the service as a whole.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, to include clinical staff such as psychiatrist, psychologists, occupational health, therapist, education and social workers in order to achieve positive outcomes.

You will have proven experience of supporting young adults in a similar environment. It is desirable for the applicant to hold the relevant Diploma 3 / 4 qualification in Health and Social Care, however applicants who do not hold this qualification will also be considered.

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

NB: It is a legal requirement that successful applicants for this position have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by 11th November 2021 at the latest

Location: Acrefield House, Birkenhead, Wirral
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 40 per week
Salary: £9.32 - £10.40 per hour, plus competitive benefits

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