Job Reference – 553
Hours: Full Time 37.5 per week
Salary: £9.26 per hour plus enhancements for evenings and weekends (on average £19,234 per annum)
Additional benefits: Health cash plan scheme; Pension Scheme; Staff Discounts; Childcare vouchers; Employee Assistance Programme (EAP); Great development opportunities.
Are you looking for a new, bigger more exciting challenge?
Do you want to work for an organisation that was voted the 4th best not-for-profit organisation in the UK by the Sunday Times?
Would you like the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable young people?
If you have answered yes to all three questions, Fair Ways and this role is the perfect opportunity for you.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside a team of dedicated, hard-working professionals. You will be responsible for delivering high quality holistic support to young people and adults who present with complex social, educational/vocational and health care needs. Our Support Workers are responsible for key working service users including assessment, implementation and review of individualised support packages to enable them to work towards independent living. The role will involve being integral to an intensive supported living culture in one of the areas of speciality of health and wellbeing, life skills and practical maintenance.
Fair Ways is an expanding, dynamic charity that strongly believes in providing opportunities for people to meet their full potential. Fair Ways is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and families and we expect ALL staff to share this commitment.
About the Role
We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, energetic and conscientious Support Worker to join our Intensive Supported Living Service in the Solent area of Hampshire.
You will take responsibility for the running of the home as a lone worker within a team, supporting young people to develop independent living skills to enable them to live independently in the community.
The position is on a rota basis with shifts covering days, evenings and weekends. As part of our team, you will deliver the highest standards of care, protection and support to our young people by facilitating their physical and psychological development.
Our ideal candidate will be a positive and motivated individual with excellent communication skills helping to guide our young people with general life skills. We would like you to to demonstrate a flexible approach to the task and be resilient under pressure. Previous experience of working with young people and or adults with complex social, educational/vocational and health care needs needs is highly desirable. A level 3 qualification in childcare is a plus, but not essential. All candidates must have a full driving licence and have access to the use of a car. Successful candidates will be required to provide an enhanced Disclosure (DBS). The disclosure cost will be met by Fair Ways.
At Fair Ways we aim to make a difference through passionate care, support and education. We have worked hard to create a culture where we say what we say we will do, when we said we would do it; we are inclusive, open minded and treat each other with respect; we focus on learning, not blaming; and we are open, honest and have integrity.
Interested in the vacancy? We encourage a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all communities.
Closing date: 9th June 2019
Interview date: TBC