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Support Worker

  • Salary: £8 - £10 per hour
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Date posted: 08-06-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Support Work, Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SCT - OFSS_1528463849

Support worker required to work part-time for a well-known independent living service in Reading. You will be working with young people aged 16-21 years old with challenging behavior helping them increase their independence, build on their life skills and improve their confidence.

Experience working with young people with mental health issues, low self-esteem, and troubled upbringing's would be desirable.

What's on Offer

  • £10 per hour + sleep in rate
  • Day Shifts 7.30am - 14.30 pm, Late shifts, 14.30- 22.00pm, and weekend work available
  • Sleep in 22:00pm - 07:00am
  • Flexible working
  • Temporary to Permanent positions available

Role/Responsibilities

  • Helping around meal times, with cooking
  • Shadowing to and from college, external clubs and social events
  • Helping with life skills
  • Supporting with homework, educational needs, writing CV's and completing job applications

Requirements

  • Experience working as a support worker with young people, with challenging behavior
  • Positive attitude, punctual and flexible with shift patterns

If you are interested in this opportunity to work as a Support Worker for a reputable care provider, then please apply or call Emily Game on 01189485555.