Support Worker - Peterborough | 29354 | Zoek UK
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£19000 - £22000/annum Car Allowance
Contract (Full time)
It is essential to have up to 2 years support worker experience and mandatory to answer the screener questions to be considered for this position.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed support worker to join our team based in Peterborough. This is a full-time post, hours per week. There is a requirement to work flexibly as required including evening and weekend work and we operate an on-call rota for out of hours emergencies.
If you have a positive attitude, a sense of humour and a passion and drive to help young people fulfil their potential, then we’d love to hear from you.
Support workers will receive support, training and a full induction, with ongoing training from the friendly Key2 team. We will invest in you and your future and you will have the opportunity to complete a QCF3 qualification and develop your skills further. This will put you on a progression path for the next step in your career with us.
Please note applicants are required to have a valid driving licence and permanent use of a suitable vehicle.
You will have empathy and understanding of the needs of young people leaving care, and the barriers they face. You’ll like being around and working with young people. You’ll have an understanding of the impact of trauma on children and young people and can show us you have experience of or the ability to provide high-quality support whilst managing challenging situations. You will be committed to the organisation's ethos and bring enthusiasm and willingness to practical tasks. You can demonstrate an ability to maintain appropriate and professional boundaries with service users at all times.
You should have good IT skills, excellent interpersonal skills and understand the importance of working within equal opportunities, safeguarding and confidentiality guidelines. You are able to communicate on different levels both verbally and in writing. You should have good life skills and some basic DIY experience or knowledge.
About the pay and conditions:
£900 Annual car allowance
hours per week - permanent post
25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
Employee Assistance Program
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £19,-£22, per year dependent on experience