Support worker

Birmingham, Birmingham and Cannock, Cannock, Coventry, Coventry Birmingham and Cannock
Posted 10 months ago
Job Outline

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate who has experience managing or assisting in the management of a young people’s home.

The successful candidate must have a passion for improving the young people’s quality of life and their independent skills and competent enough to deal with their emotional and behavioural challenges.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ideally you must hold the NVQ Level 5 or be willing to work towards this
  • Have at least 2 years working with young people or vulnerable people.
  • Experience at management level.
  • Working in partnership with other professionals e.g. health, local authority young people’s families and complete appropriate professional reports.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to positively engage with young people, and be a good role model
  • The ability to empathise with young people who experience emotional and behavioural difficulties
  • The ability to utilise behaviour management techniques for young people to ensure their safety and that of others.
  • Providing care, support and supervision, including household tasks, cooking, shopping, laundry and teaching independent living skills to the young people.
  • To support young people to attend school and professional appointments etc. that may involve long distances, or use public transport
  • Attend and take an active part in team meetings, handovers and supervisions
  • To mentor and supervise a team of staff throughout the various homes.

Salary: The approximate annual earnings for a Deputy Manageris £23000 – £25000 per annum based on experience.

Please note flexibility is essential, as applicants must be able to work on a rota basis which will include weekends, sleepovers, and bank holidays and be available for on-call.

How to apply: CV must be emailed to admin@rockhousing.co.uk

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