Full-time Childrens Leaving Care Support Worker

at Lavoro Care in Preston

Job Title – Children’s Leaving Care Support Worker

Location – Preston

Pay - £10-£11 per hour, £45 per sleep in

Hours – Full time, part time, weekend only – Full days and sleep ins

 

Lavoro Care are looking for Leaving Care Workers to join our team, who want to make a difference and have high aspirations for Care Leavers.

 

Job Role

Your role is to support and promote the independence of the young people in your care in preparation for the challenges of life and to help them within achieving their goals. When the young people come out of residential services or placement breakdowns, the young people need the emotional support from our staff, as the young person may have challenging behaviour and complex needs. Your job is to provide a safe, supportive, stable environment for young people, this will prepare them with life skills, knowledge, attitudes, and confidence for moving on towards independent living.

 

Responsibilities of a Children’s Leaving Care Support Worker:

-          To help care leavers achieve their full potential as they transition to adulthood

-          To ensure holistic, early and effective planning for care leavers and engage other services quickly so that any concerns are not allowed to escalate

-          To ensure care leavers are living suitably and we well prepared for independent living 

-          To ensure care leavers are in Education, Employment and Training and are able to financially support themselves without additional state benefits

-          To ensure that care leavers needs with regards ethnicity, religion and culture are recognised and accommodated

-          To ensure care leavers are good citizens and make a positive contribution to society

 

Requirements of a Residential Support Worker

-          A minimum of 6 months experience working with children and young people

-          Full driving licence with access to your own vehicle

-          You must have the legal right to work in the UK

-          Full employment history with any gaps explained

 

If you are interested in the position, please apply without delay OR call one of our friendly consultants for a chat about your career on 0151 922 9925



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Published at 21-09-2021

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