Support Worker - Young Care Leavers

Experienced Support Worker required to support young care leavers in Reading aged 16-21 years old based in Reading.


Experience working with challenging behaviour, EBD, mental health in a semi-independent living service is essential.


Shifts: 8:00-15:00/15:00-22:00/22:00-23:00 + sleep-in


Benefits for you as the Support Worker:



  • Full-time and part-time hours available



  • Paid training provided by Charles Hunter Associates

  • Ability to change the lives of vulnerable young people

  • Opportunity for temporary to permanent employment



Responsibilities for you as the Support Worker:



  • Supporting children and young people with day to evening routines, activities, personal care/hygiene, increasing independence, supporting with meal prep, eating and drinking

  • Working closely with clients, staff, families, and other relevant professionals

  • Consistently promoting independence to young people

  • Light cleaning/laundry duties around the home where necessary



Requirements for you as the Support Worker:



  • Enhanced DBS Child & Adult on the update service

  • Experience working with children and young people

  • Encouraging and supportive attitude

  • NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care desirable



Location - Reading



If you are interested in this Support Worker role, please call Emily Game on 0118 948 5555 or email egame@charecruitment.com.

If this role isn't for you but you are interested in a career in Social Care, please get in touch as we have many opportunities available!




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