Children’s Outreach Support Worker

Role Type: Permanent

Salary From: £17000

Salary To: £20000

Location: Bristol

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We are one of the UKs largest providers of social care, we specialise in supporting children to live a full and meaningful life. We are looking for passionate individuals to join our fantastic service and team, to support our children’s and education services.

We look after incredible young people, our role is to help develop them emotionally, socially and educate them. We are enthusiastic about making a positive impact on the young people that stay with us, some of them may have trouble with their emotions, come from a challenging background or have complex needs like autism, ADHD or behavioural difficulties.

You will be responsible for helping look after the children in our care, we work with each child to provide them with individual and specific goals, whether that be education, care plans and helping them transition into the world from care. The children are all care leavers and entering the world of adulthood, it’s important that during this formative years they have the right people there to support and guide them towards greatness! A huge part of you’ll do is be a friend to them, someone that listens and genuinely cares, you’ll get involved with teaching them life-skills, activities like taking them out to the shops, teaching them about finances, helping arrange education courses, medical appointments, or just getting them out and about having fun.

You’ll build strong relationships with the children which will put you in the position to help them deal with external agencies like social services, their families and other services that provide support. The role requires independence and a constant desire to set a good example – the best leaders always do!

As much as you’ll help us look after our residents, we’ll look after you. We have a generous benefits package available to all of our staff and we’re actively looking to develop people. If you want to achieve NVQ qualifications we’ll be more than happy to help you, we’re always looking to promote internally as well!

What we need from you:
– Drive to help improve the lives of young people
– Desire to develop and learn new skills
– Strong communication skills
– The ability to be a great role model!
– Driver essential

Shifts, salary, benefits:
– 40 hours a week
– Shifts: Variable based around the children’s needs however there is a 4 week rota so you know what you’ll be doing!
– Strong Progression Opportunities
– Sleep-ins required
– NVQ training
– Salary £17,000 – £19,000 + Sleep-ins
– Pension
– Benefits package!

If you would like to know more call Dan on 0117 373 6297, e-mail me at danielarmour @ major-recruitment .com or click Apply!

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