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Support Worker - Luton

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £8.00 - £9.50 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
REF: Support Worker_1552669084
Contact Name: Maya Augustin
Contact Email: Maya.Augustin@danielowen.co.uk
Job Published: 9 days ago

Job Description

To provide practical and emotional support to young people throughout their transition to adulthood ensuring that individual needs are met. To support young people to gain the required skill set for independent living and to achieve positive outcomes. To provide a safe environment for all young people to live, applying safeguarding measures to protect young people from harm and abuse.

  • To support young people on a day-to-day basis ensuring that their individual needs are met.
  • To prompt, encourage and empower young people.
  • To apply safeguarding measures in their work practice whilst adhering to policies and procedures in place.
  • To report safeguarding concerns to the relevant professionals involved in the support and care of young people.
  • Support young people to appointments/meetings.
  • Ensure young people are registered with the relevant health professionals, prompting them to attend to their health needs.
  • Conduct 1:1 key work sessions on a weekly basis, and to record each session.
  • Arrange and chair resident's meetings with young people.
  • To complete all paperwork to a high standard and to maintain up to date and comprehensive records and files of each young person.
  • To signpost young people to external agencies where necessary.