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7th October 2021

Full time and Part time positions are available

Permanent contract (Lavender House, Sprowston) 

You must be able to display a passion for working with young people and support each young person in overcoming challenges to help prepare them for adult life. You will have a background in semi-independent accommodation or be experienced in working with young people.

To work in this environment, you will need to be committed to making a difference in the lives of young people. You will need to be reliable, flexible, have good personal relationships and communication skills as well as high professional standards. You will also need to be able to make sound judgments under pressure and respond effectively in a crisis as there is an element of lone working with up to 4 young people during evenings and weekends, and particularly the ability to calmly and effectively manage challenging behaviours that can be displayed by young people, as this is crucial to the role. Experience in de-escalation will be beneficial to the applicant

You will be required to complete the NVQ level 3 in Health Social Care Children and Young People as well as undertaking Norfolk County Council mandatory training.

The role requires the support staff to work a shift pattern and it is essential for staff to sleep in as part of the shift. You will be based in a set location but maybe required to cover and to travel to other homes throughout the Norfolk area. You will therefore be required to have your own form of transportation. You will be required to work weekends, evenings, nights, and some bank holidays.

For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy please contact, Curtis Hanlon, Business Support Officer on (07452 928964) or Natalie Day Team Manager on 07824456546.

(please quote job reference: 71427 CHOE)

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 19/10/2021

Salary

£20,092 to £21,748 per annum

Location

This job is located in Sprowston, Norfolk

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