Fulbridge Social Care are recruiting for Weekend Residential Youth Support Workers to join our experienced team to work in children’s residential care homes, educational settings and Independent Living accommodation units to work numerous shift patterns in Peterborough and surrounding areas. We are in a unique position in that we can take on individuals that might not necessarily have the relevant qualifications and experience needed, however have had essential life experiences which could contribute to shaping and creating a positive future for young people. As we have a dedicated training department that can train and support inexperienced candidates, we are able to build on your current life skills an mould you into successful and creative youth workers who are aiming to act as positive role models for the youth of today. You will be working with young people aged 11 to 18 who have been placed into the care system for numerous reasons with an array of disorders, behaviours and needs and therefore we require individuals who have the confidence, understanding, patience and skill set to successfully work with these young people and make a positive impact on their lives. This position involves providing guidance, interaction and support to children and young adults within residential, education or independent living setting with the intention of creating a safe environment that caters for a young person’s intellectual, spiritual, social and emotional needs. You will also work as part of a team to support the children and young people throughout the day with basic tasks as supporting with meal preparation, social activities, family contacts, education and shopping. Please note we are looking for flexible, reliable and interactive individuals that want to work within a specialist environment where full training and qualifications including Team Teach; Child Protection; CPD Certified First Aid; Understanding Behaviour; Working with Self Harm and Understanding Autism and ADHD are offered and many more courses are available to successful candidates. All positions hold a minimum age requirement of 21 in accordance to national minimum standards. Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS with Fulbridge Social Care at a cost of £57 met by the employee or provide a portable DBS. Please note that International Checks might also be required as part of compliance is you have lived or worked for an extensive period abroad. All candidates must also successfully complete the induction assessment training as part of candidate compliance, prior to any placements being offered. Candidates can apply by forwarding an updated CV or completing an online application via our website.