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Do you have experience working with vulnerable young adults? Want to join a supportive team where you will work with experienced professionals in supporting vulnerable young people who live semi-independently? Then we would love to hear from you.

To add to our existing team of amazing and dedicated staff, we are seeking to recruit 2 Group Living/ Solo Support Workers. The ideal candidate will be someone who loves working within this sector and is looking for a challenging but rewarding role.

You will have proven experience working (supporting NOT caring) with young people within different environments. Your focus will be supporting vulnerable young people with 24/7 placements, including sleeps, on a rolling shift basis.

For this role, you will be based in a Group Living home/s supporting several vulnerable young people, additionally, our Solo provision works on a one-to-one basis supporting individuals who may require additional support reducing their risks and supporting mental wellbeing.

We have two vacancies at present; the first covers the Leeds/Wakefield area and the second covers Leeds/Hull/Goole area.

Shifts are from 10am - 10am the following day with a sleep between 12am and 8am. The annual salary is based on working 10 shifts per month including sleeps, at a rate of £10.42 per hour raising to £11.15 per hour from 1st August 2023 and £71.28 per sleep.


  • Previous experience working within children’s residential setting, or experience working with 16+ young people.
  • Computer literate
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Thorough knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable adults and children
  • Have or be working towards NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care
  • Experience working with young people with challenging behaviour and complex issues.
  • Driver is preferred so Service Users can be transported to appointments.

Key Duties

  • Supporting Service Users with independence skills following Bedspace's ASDAN programme
  • Helping Service Users manage a budget, attend appointments and register for universal credit
  • Completing 1:1s, placement plans and contact reports
  • Liaising with multidisciplinary professionals, attending meetings when required
  • Supporting young people suffering with Mental Health, CCE, CSE and emotional difficulties, using de-escalation techniques
  • Ensuring the home adheres to health and Safety protocol and guidance at all times

Company benefits

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Casual dress code
  • Life insurance
  • Sleep rate of £71.28
  • Pension with company contribution
  • Simply health plan
  • Excellent training opportunities leading to career development

The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, an employment background check, satisfactory references and verification of right to work in the UK.

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Equality & Diversity

We’re a proud equal opportunities employer that values diversity at every level of our company. We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, marital status or social back ground.

If you have a disability and consider that you may require support with the recruitment process, please contact our HR department who can discuss any adjustments needed with you.