Zero Hour ‘Intensive Supported Living’ Support Worker

Job Reference – 663

    • Hours: Zero hour contract
    • Salary: £9.35 per hour, enhanced rate for evenings and weekends

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, energetic and conscientious zero hour Support Worker’s 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 and within a team, supporting young people to develop independent living skills to enable them to live independently in the community.

Shift’s cover days, evenings and weekends with sleep in’s. 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.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside a team of dedicated, hard-working professionals. You will be responsible for delivering high-quality support to young people and adults with social, education/vocational and health care needs. The role will involve being integral to an intensive supported living culture.

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.

Personal Skills

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 demonstrate a flexible approach to the task and be resilient under pressure. Previous experience of working with young people and/or adults with health/social care/educational 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.

Rewards

Fair Ways places importance on valuing staff and recognising the key role staff play in the organisation that’s why we offer:

  • In-house Induction training prior to starting in your role
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • A wide range of accredited courses from Level 2 Awards to Level 5 Diplomas in Health and Social Care, Children and Young People, Counselling, Health Care, and Assessing
  • Offer access to Legal, Financial and Personal Advice
  • An active Employee Committee
  • Auto-enrolment into Pension Scheme

Next Step

Download the Job Description and an Application Form here or please phone Head Office (02380 230400) and ask for the Recruitment Team or email Recruitment@fairways.co