Overview

Highbridge Resourcing are a specialist social care agency working with and recruiting for a leading Children’s care provider. We are currently seeking experienced and motivated Support Workers to work with our clients across Newport, delivering the highest standard of 1-2-1 support to children and young adults in independent living accommodation.

The service supports clients that require independent living support so you will be required to work 8 hour shifts with sleep-ins.

You will provide support and independent living skills to various clients by utilising your skills and training. As a children’s support worker you will be responsible for the physical and mental wellbeing of the service users, whilst having an understanding and non-judgemental attitude. You will work with various children and young adults with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties.

Your duties may include:
• Providing high standard of support to all services users
• Promoting and encouraging independent living
• Supporting and encouraging the clients to engage with employers, education centres
• You may work with several clients across a floating support service so a car driver and vehicle would be advantageous.

The ideal candidate will:
• Have an NVQ level 3 in children’s and young people services, or equivalent
• Be a driver with access to own transport
• Have at least 6 months paid experience in children’s/young people or similar support worker role
• Have excellent communication skills – written and verbal
• Be motivated, flexible, and reliable
• A current DBS or happy to undertake a new one