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Published on 28 January 2019

Nights Youth Support Worker X1

Location: Wallis House, Rothwell Northamptonshire
Full time: Permanent 
Salary: £17,602 - £19,155 per annum. (Subject to successful probation and previous experience/Qualification).

Are you looking for a Change in Career? Are you looking for a job you can make into a career? Do you wish to make a difference to a young persons life?

Homes2Inspire are expanding their organisation and looking for enthusiastic, caring and motivated individuals to join the growing business. Homes2Inspire specialise in working with young people and families, and have comprehensive experience in providing specialist, welfare and educational based support, interventions and guidance to children and young people in various settings.

The role of a Waking Nights Youth Support Worker involves providing a safe environment to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the young people. You will also help the young people achieve their potential by building positive relationships, providing emotional support and encouraging the young person to achieve their highest outcomes.

 

As a Waking Nights Youth Support Worker, you will also be required to:

  • • Prioritise and self-manage workload due to the independent nature of the role to ensure effective completion of tasks.
  • • Build and create mutual trust and respect with young people in order that they respond and react appropriately to information and instructions.
  • • Define structures and boundaries of behaviour to young people, acting as a positive role model, so they understand behaviour expected.
  • • Produce, maintain and distribute house paperwork to ensure relevant information is recorded accurately and is available. Complete additional reports as directed by the Home Manager.
  • • Manage and analyse the young people’s behaviour to avoid incidents and improve behaviour.
  • • Create a positive culture and routine to ensure young people respect the night time routines and expectations.
  • • Maintain knowledge of and apply the relevant legislative, contractual and inspection framework requirements.
  • • Provide support and advice to young people to ensure that they maintain positive behaviours at all times.
  • • Ensure house chores are completed and maintain the general up keep of the home to a high standard.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds BME, LGBT, males and ex-care leavers. Homes2Inspire understand the value of our people and the need to invest in our staff to ensure they have all of the skills and experience to provide our young people with the best quality of care. We welcome applicants without prior experience in the role to apply, as full training and guidance is provided to ensure you are at the expected level to be able to care for the young people.

As an organisation, Homes2Inspire promote their staff team to be passionate, nurturing, and resilient people, to help support the young people to achieve positive outcomes for a better quality of life. Homes2Inspire are committed to provide our staff with a comprehensive induction into this field of work, this will include:

  • • A modular training programme prior to commencement of role
  • • Monthly formal professional supervision
  • • On-going continuous professional development
  • • Fully funded QCF Level 3

As a residential provision this is a 52 week/24-hour service. You will be required to work 11 hour night shifts for 5 days with 5 days off.

Homes2Inspire operate a safer recruitment policy and you will be required to undergo a Disclosure Barring Service enhanced application, which is funded by the organisation.

For further information regarding our organisation, please visit our website at: www.homes2inspire.co.uk

 

To apply for a role please email your CV to HRH2I@prospects.co.uk stating the job role you are seeking and preferred location.

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Author: Marcus Roberts

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