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Support Worker - Care Leavers

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Date posted: 28-11-2018
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job type: Temporary / Shift Work
  • Job reference: Support Worker_1543395659

Support Workers required for a client in Reading. Working as a support worker you will have the great opportunity to join an expanding service in Reading. Working with care leavers aged 16+ years, increasing their independence and building on their life skills.

As a support worker you will need to have excellent communication skills and be able to work well on your own and as part of a team.


Days: 07:30-14:30, 14:30-22:00

Sleep-in: 22:00-07:30

Benefits for you as the Support Worker:

  • Full-time or part-time hours available
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free training and development
  • Opportunity to become permanent

Your responsibilities as the Support Worker:

  • To provide support when and where it is needed within our semi-independent services
  • To fully understand the aims, objectives and ethos of Outcomes Focused Support Services and reflect these in your daily life.
  • To ensure that all policies and procedures of Outcomes Focused Support Services are adhered to
  • To ensure that regular opportunities are given for young people to feedback on the service and for consultation and to ensure that this information is used to improve the service
  • To keep thorough, confidential and up to date young people records for effective and efficient working
  • To maintain the cleanliness of the premises
  • To be involved in the assessment of young people's progress

Requirements of you as the Support Worker:

  • NVQ level 3 or above desirable
  • Enhanced child and adult DBS
  • Car Driver desirable
  • Have good communication skills, and good written and spoken English

Location: Reading, Berkshire

Salary: £8.50 - £10.00 per hour + sleep-in rate

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Rebecca Henderson on 0118 948 5555 for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this Support Worker role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Socil Care, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!