Support Worker

Job Type
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Full Time
Social Care
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Social Care
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Job Description



Support Worker

Location Deal, Kent

Salary £12 per hour

Benefits employee health benefit scheme, monthly shout-out awards, plus support and development to achieve your Diploma Level 3



Do you have experience working as a Support Worker specifically with children and young people under 18?


We have a fantastic opportunity in Deal for a Support Worker who has experience working with children and young people in the public care system to work for one of our clients based in Deal.


In this role, you will be working on a rotad shift pattern over a 40-hour week, this includes sleep-ins so you must be flexible. Sleep-ins will be 8 hours and paid at an hourly rate of £9.50 totalling £76 per sleep.




  • Be a part of a team offering a comprehensive residential service to children and young people
  • Act as a key worker to specific children and young people
  • Promote structure, boundaries, and domestic routines within the home
  • Working in line with children and young peoples care and placement plans
  • Promoting positive outcomes for children and young people in areas of staying safe, being healthy, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution and achieving economic wellbeing
  • Provide a positive role model for the young people, presenting yourself in a highly professional manner
  • Work in partnership with other agencies to the benefit of the young people
  • Participate in, and complete reports for, statutory reviews and meetings concerning the young people
  • Supporting young people with project and group work
  • Other duties as deemed reasonable


Skills and Experience


  • Previous experience of working with children and young people in the public care system is essential
  • Have good knowledge of risk assessments and an understanding of risk
  • Must be able to be flexible with hours and able to commit to sleep-ins
  • NVQ 3 Level 3 Diploma (QCF) qualified in Children Young Peoples workforce would be advantageous
  • A good understanding of the needs of young people in residential care
  • Knowledge of the Quality standards
  • Understanding the principles of safeguarding and child protection


To find out more about the position, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail.


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