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Support Worker – Enfield – London

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Job Type: Contract
Job Location: Enfield London
Reference: SW201023

iPeople SC Solutions are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated Support Workers to work with 16-18 year Care Leavers for our client based in Enfield and Ilford area.

Strong interpersonal and organisational skills are essential to build a professional rapport with the Young People and support them in achieving their independence.

There are also opportunities to develop into the role of a Senior Support Worker with greater responsibilities and benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor, support, and advise a small group of Young People within a lone working setting.
  • You will typically work with children who are Asylum Seekers, Young Offenders, YP struggling with mental health difficulties, and those with minor learning difficulties.
  • You will also be expected to complete 1:1 life-skills work with the young people and escorting to appointments when necessary.
  • Daily Logs, Monthly Reports, and Incident Reports
  • Regular monthly supervision by a qualified and experienced social worker
  • All daily logs and reporting on an easy to use bespoke IT system
  • Cleaning communal areas
  • Senior managers regularly visit and are available 24 hours a day for support and advice.
  • Consultation available upon request
  • Cover arranged for the houses if you are asked to escort young people for appointments.
  • Shifts are allocated Monthly based on your availability provided a month in advance. Although fixed shift patterns are preferred.

Working Hours

  • Day Shifts are 8am – 7pm
  • Night Shifts (sleep-in) are 7pm – 8am (Sleeping Hours are 12-7am)


  • Valid Enhanced DBS dated in past 12 months
  • NVQ Level 3 or higher in Health and Social Care or relevant qualification
  • Relevant professional experience working with children / Care Leavers aged 16-18
  • Night and weekend availability are essential

If you would you like to make a difference in Young Peoples’ lives and looking to develop your own abilities both technical and practical please apply with your CV.

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