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Residential Support Worker – Group Living OLDHAM X 1

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As part of Group Living, you will work as a team of 3 support staff providing consistent support to 3-5 young care leavers. The young people will all be 16–18-year-olds on their journey to independence. Each day will be different, but the end goal will always be the same, to ensure our young people are ready to move into their own flat have the skills and emotional resilience to live independently and become a part of their local community. Using our ASDAN modules to help guide our young people through Finance and budgeting, tenancy support, personal development, health and wellbeing, healthy eating and race relationships and culture. This property will benefit from an employee who has experience with Asylum.

About You

The young people are at the heart of everything you will do day to day from
updating risk assessments to supporting your young people to their meetings.
You will need to be resilient but also able to empathise without judgement. You will need to have good interpersonal skills, must be able to resolve issues and have good resilience skills as well as be a good problem solver. You also need to be IT literate, as we need to produce daily and monthly reports for each of the young people, but most importantly, you need to have a passion for working and supporting young people on their transition from childhood and adulthood too independence.

You will also get a sleep rate of £71.28. You will do approximately 10 shifts per month.

To be successful in this role these are the essential skills needed:

· Experience working with young people

· Able to work independently.

· IT literate

· Good interpersonal skills

· Drivers are desirable but not essential.

· Work the shift pattern of 2 in 4 off, flexible, working on bank holidays etc.

. Experience with Asylum would be desirable.

About Bedspace

We are Bedspace. Our mission is simple - to transform the lives of vulnerable
people.  Our team of 300+ people work provide housing and support packages to our service users in asylum, children leaving care and homeless families. 2024
sees us celebrate our 25-year anniversary, in which time we’ve supported over
12,000 vulnerable people to transform their lives. This is an exciting time to join us – we have ambitious plans for business growth and have just designed our People Strategy.

Please note should you be successful your offer is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, a DBS check and verification of your identity and right to work. This is part of our Safer Recruitment policy and commitment to Safeguarding our service users.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £11.44 per hour and £71.28 sleep rate

Expected hours: 36.92 per week

Benefits:

  • Bereavement leave
  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Employee mentoring programme
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Life insurance
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Night shift

Experience:

  • Youth work: 2 years (required)