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Support Worker

We are recruiting for a Support Worker with Care Leavers in the Community!

We have a full time position from £19,000 to £21,000 minimum 37 hours per week (overtime paid accordingly).

We have bank positions available too.

Support Worker
Manchester, BL9 7BD
Full Time, Permanent
Salary from £19,000 to £21,000

Please Note: Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK

We began in 2009 as Ray Porter (foster carer) set out to support the lives of children leaving the care system. Since then, we have supported over 100 children and young people across Greater Manchester and the North West towards independence. We work across immediate outreach support (emergency), daily support and shift work (day/night paid hourly).

You will have:

  • A Level 3 qualification in Children & Young Peoples Workforce or Health and Social Care (desirable). If this is not already achieved this will be completed during employment.
  • Flexibility to work across emergency work, floating support and intense support with young people.
  • A genuine desire to support others to improve their lives
  • Good Literacy and communication skills
  • Patience and empathy towards some of the issues and challenges are faced by young people
  • Ability to work flexibly, including bank holidays (including the Christmas and New Year period), evenings and weekends
  • Full Clean Driving License (if over aged 25 can use pool vehicles)

You will benefit from:

  • A comprehensive induction program with constructive/ reflective supervision to ensure thorough understanding of the role
  • Continued professional development and full access to an Accredited Training Centre to ensure ongoing and extensive training.
  • Career progression is a guarantee for the right candidate! (Social Work career opportunity).
  • An extremely rewarding and fulfilling job role with great variety
  • 20 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Travel expenses & mileage
  • Access to Blue Light Card discount scheme

How to apply for a Support Worker role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Other suitable skills and experience includes Care Assistant, Social Worker, Care, Social Care, Support Work, Care Assistant

Greater Manchester, England, UK