support worker in brighton

23 November 2018
charmaine dhanjal, randstad care
job type
£ 8.50 - £ 11 per hour
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brighton, south east
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 8.50 - £ 11 per hour
reference number
charmaine dhanjal, randstad care
0203 870 6355
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job description

Do you like a challenge? Are you confident to work with young people with challenging behaviour?

A well established residential school are supporting vulnerable young people ages 19-25 years old. This service is very challenging and needs someone who loves to work in this type of setting where they can change a person's life to be a positive part of the community.


- Weekly pay

- Full time hours guaranteed

- Accrued Holiday pay (PAYE)

- Opportunity to apply for permanent position after 12 weeks

Job Responsibilities:

- Act as a key worker for young people; take responsibility for the development, implementation, monitoring and review of placement/support plans.

- Staff will need to be aware and work in a proactive manner to ensure learners are supported effectively, feel secure and reduce anxieties.

- Support residents in accessing appropriate leisure activities on site and off site.

- To support young people entering the service for the first time, moving between residential units or leaving the service, enabling them to prepare for the change, and to become familiar with the new environment and responding to any distress they may experience.

- Work in conjunction with the Behaviour Support team & other relevant colleagues in the assessment, development, implementation and review of programmes aimed at enabling resident young people to manage their challenging behaviour

- Risk assessments

- Ensure that residents' care files are updated and accurate and maintained.


- Passionate about helping people and comfortable to work with behavioural difficulties

- Good communication skills and computer literate

- Active and engaging to help vulnerable young people to do various activities on and off-site

- Willing to do their qualification in care as soon as they are on the permanent contract

- Flexible with shift patterns and can work every other weekend

If you want to work in care to help make a difference in someone's life, call 0203 870 6355 to discuss this role in detail or click apply.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


be able to manage challenging situations,be person centred,can work as an individual or part of a team,caring,competent at dealing with all stakeholders,critical thinking,emotional intelligence,empathy,handling medication,non-judgemental,oral communication,organisational,passionate,patience,report writing (incident logs and daily plans etc),resilient,show initiative,time management,tolerance,understanding,work well under pressure,written communication

educational requirements

BA in social work,Degree in health and social care