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Live In Support Worker

Pin icon GL1 Gloucester
Pound Sterling icon £115 - £129 per day depending on experience and qualifications
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 7 May 2024
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Are you passionate about helping young people develop their skills, confidence, and self-esteem? We are hiring a Live In Support Worker to help improve the lives of individuals in the South West.

Don’t miss out on a salary of £800 per week for non-qualified and £900 per week for qualified and the benefit of living rent and bill-free in the clients' homes.


Self-Employed Live In Support Worker
Gloucester, GL1 4AN

  • 14 nights on, 7 nights off – on rotation
  • Self-Employed positions
  • £800 - £900 per week, dependent on experience and qualifications

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK and will need to submit a HMRC UTR Number, national insurance number, proof of employer’s insurance and sign a self-employed contract.


Our client is committed to providing high-quality support to young people leaving care. They work in partnership with local authorities and relevant agencies to deliver an effective and flexible service for the young people in their care.


About the role:

The young people their support staff work with every day have a diverse range of care needs, personalities and lifestyles. They’re looking for someone just like you, to provide the award-winning care they pride ourselves on, by living in your clients home, helping to maintain their independence and enriching their lives.

Responsibilities:

  • Live-in Support: Reside in the young person's property for up to 14 days and nights, offering assistance with household chores and fostering independence skills.
  • Support Planning: Deliver tailored independence support plans, ensuring the young person's progress and well-being.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate records by completing daily logs online, and promptly report property issues to managers.
  • Household Assistance: Assist with general housekeeping, cooking meals, and educational tasks for college or training.
  • Communication: Engage with the young person, liaise with external agencies, and share essential information with colleagues and managers.
  • Safety and Professionalism: Maintain a vigilant awareness of your surroundings, ensuring the safety of young people. Uphold a professional demeanour while interacting with social workers and external agencies.

Benefit from comprehensive training on internal software systems and ongoing update courses to enhance your skills and expertise


What you’ll need:

  • Qualified to at least NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care
  • Minimum 12 months’ experience working with vulnerable young people
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Up-To-Date DBS
  • Relevant training in substance misuse, child protection, challenging behaviour
  • Competent in report writing and completing necessary paperwork
  • Punctual, trustworthy, and flexible


What we offer:

In return for your hard work and dedication, they offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company mobile and laptop
  • Career development opportunities
  • Professional training and support to achieve qualifications (opportunity to study up to Level 5 H&S care, with service)
  • Use of pool car and mileage reimbursement if you need to use your own vehicle
  • Casual dress

If you're a confident and empathetic individual who can relate to their service users and are passionate about making a difference in the lives of vulnerable youth, then they want to hear from you! Apply now to become a part of their team.

All interviews will take place on Microsoft Teams initially.

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Other suitable skills and experience include Youth Worker, Support Worker, Social Worker, Youth Work, Youth Support Worker, Youth, Mental Health, Children, Children Support Worker, Live In Carer, Live In Support Worker.