Support Worker Permanent

  • Location:

    Newry

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Contact:

    Ciara Tourish

  • Contact email:

    ciara.tourish@mparecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    028 37537591

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job description

We are pleased to be recruiting Permanent Full Time Support Workers for day & night duties for our client.

We are looking for support staff in Newry that can work a shift pattern in line with their current staff.

Our clients service delivers high quality support to young people aged (16 – 21) to build the skills and confidence to maintain their own homes. Young people stay with our client for up to 2 years before moving on to their own tenancy in the community.

Hours:36 Hours per week

Location: Newry

Rate of Pay:£18,285 per annum & pension at 4% of Salary

What the role entails:

· Ensure all young people are cared for by appropriate staff. Workers will participate in shift patterns that meet the needs of the young people.

· To develop purposeful and nurturing relationships with young people working with compassion and resilience in what can be a challenging environment

· To develop purposeful and nurturing relationships with young people working with compassion and resilience in what can be a challenging environment

· To support young people to complete the tasks identified in their support plans

· Communicate promptly and effectively with PSNI, Emergency Duty Social Worker, Emergency Services, on call manager and family/children’s homes were appropriate

· Undertake any other duties as required

Essential Criteria:

· 6 Months’ experience (paid or voluntary) of supporting people in a caring role as an employee, volunteer or carer.

· Understanding and knowledge of homelessness, mental health and substance use.

· Ability to practice in line with the clients ethos and values.

If you think you meet the criteria, please call our office on 028 37537591 and speak to Ciara for more information and how to register for this role.