Young Peoples Residential Mentor

Location Southampton, Hampshire

Job type Temporary

Specialisms N/A

Start date ASAP

Do you want to work with some of the most recognised Childcare providers across Southampton? Are you a caring and compassionate person? Support work could be right for you!

DegreeSix Recruitment is an Award-Winning specialist Residential & Social care agency. Our experienced teams support Young People (aged 8-17) who may have disabilities including autism, mental health issues and learning disabilities.

As a member of our fantastic agency team, you will be working in so me of the best Residential and Support Living homes in the area.

You will provide a fulfilling range of support including recreational activities, helping with studies, preparing and cooking food whilst maintaining a clean and friendly environment,

As a support worker you will need to be empathetic and understanding of the people you are supporting as well as engaging and proactive.

What DegreeSix Recruitment can offer you:

  • Hourly rates between £8.91 and £10 per hour + additional sleep over payments up to £60

. Earning potential up to £220 per shift!

  • Fully Flexible Shift patterns to suit your lifestyle on a weekly basis
  • Variety of shifts – long days (with and without sleeps), early / late shifts and waking nights
  • Weekly Pay with Holiday Entitlement
  • Expert team on hand with a welcoming open-door policy
  • Career progression and support from our dedicated Consultants
  • Flexible working hours to fit around your own availability.
  • Free & Full training provided prior to start date.
  • Enhanced Bank Holiday pay (double time)
  • Opportunity to transition into a Full Time, Permanent position in the home that you enjoy working at.

A successful candidate should have:

  • Due to current legislation you must be at least 21 to work with young people.
  • Full UK driving licence is preferred
  • Ideally At least 3 months experience supporting young people with challenging behaviours preferably in a residential setting.
  • DBS registered with the update service – this is desirable but not essential.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhan