Job Title Project Support Workers
Salary £7.50 -£8.00 per hour
Location Ipswich – Suffolk
Project Support Workers – Spider. The Regions Fixed Fee Web Recruiters are delighted to be supporting a fantastic organisation with their search for Project Support Workers to be based in Ipswich and the surrounding areas. This company support young people in bridging the gap to independent living, helping with accommodation, life skills and community engagement.
As a Project Support Worker, you will be making a real difference as you will be responsible for providing a supportive, safe and stable environment for young people aged 16 / 17 years old. You will help them prepare for the challenges life brings, ensuring they are equipped with the necessary skills to thrive independently. This role can be challenging, so you’ll also need to be non–judgemental, sensitive and confident of being able to support people during challenging times.
Although relevant experience, either voluntary or paid, is preferable, it is more important that you’re able to engage with young people and able to see situations from a young person's perspective.
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:
• Full, clean UK driving licence
• Good interpersonal skills
• Good conflict resolution skills
• Ability to work well under pressure
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Understand the importance of maintaining professional boundaries
• Good admin skills
• Ability to work flexibly
• Proactive, can do attitude
• Seek to enhance knowledge and development
• Demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the role
On offer is a salary of £7.50 per hour, rising to £8.00 per hour after the probationary period. Also, 30 days holiday is on offer, and reimbursement of logged expenses.
This company offer a comprehensive training programme to assist you in your day to day role. You will work on a 5-week rolling rota, if the hours are not available in your chosen area, we will offer you an area to work in that is close to you (Please note this may involve travelling up to an hour maybe more). Shift patterns include early, late and weekend working, as well as periodical night sleep–ins.
We are looking to recruit creative, self-motivating and resourceful staff with a willingness to go the extra mile. You will possess excellent communication skills, be resilient, energetic and adaptable to meet individual needs of people who may present with challenging behaviours and complex needs.
If you have an empathetic, professional attitude towards helping others reach their potential, we would like to hear from you. Please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible.
This vacancy is being advertised by Spider. The regions Fixed Fee Web Recruitment Company. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.
Additional keywords: project support, support worker, young people, care, admin, health and safety, risk assessments
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