Young People and Adult Support Worker Manchester
Prospero Health and Social Care
Manchester, United Kingdom
1h ago
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Prospero Health and Social Manchester are currently looking for support workers to support young people and adults with complex and challenging behaviour associated with their current level of needs / mental health condition.

Please make an application promptly if you are a good match for this role due to high levels of interest.

You will be helping them to live independently and working towards taking on their own tenancy.

The client group are young people / adults aged 16-25 whom are care leavers and can present with varying degrees of complex / challenging behaviour.

  • £9.50 per hour and £30 for sleeps Rota
  • 7 days on 7 days off Location
  • Greater Manchester Essential Minimum NVQ Level 3 / equivalent or be willing to work towards NVQ Level 3 in CYP The ability to keep calm under pressure Excellent communication skills The desire and commitment to achieve high standards of safeguarding Sound knowledge and working experience of community based support and the protection of vulnerable young people / adults Sound knowledge and working experience of safeguarding and protective issues Minimum of 1 years' experience in supporting young people / adults with challenging behaviors and / or mental health issues Demonstrate resilience and creative responses in managing challenging situations Maintain professional judgement when under pressure Demonstrate flexibility and initiative Learn and develop new skills Plan and prioritise workload Adhere to a code of professional conduct.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and appropriately at all levels.

    Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.

    Ability to form effective relationships with young people / adults whilst maintaining professional boundaries and to act as a positive role model.

    Desirable Full driving licence and access to vehicle whilst on shift Enhanced DBS on the update service Relevant experience required Preparation for Independence / Life skills Community Support programmes / Outreach programmes Supporting Young People / Adults to seek employment / further education / employment Assisting Young People / Adults in becoming 'tenancy ready' Experience of working in support of Young People / Adults with challenging behaviours An understanding and experience of supporting Young People / Adults with Mental Health needs.

    Experience of managing high risk behaviours Experience and understanding of self-injury Lone working If you have the above experience / essential requirements and a passion for working with this client group please contact me Suzanne

  • Prospero Health and Social Manchester 0161-470-0999
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