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Support Worker - Supported Accommodation

  • Sportfit
  • Southampton, Hampshire
  • Permanent
  • Up to £34320 per annum

Job Overview

Are you ready to make a meaningful difference in the lives of young individuals? Sportfit is on the lookout for dedicated Support Workers to join our welcoming team in Southampton. We need individuals who can serve as positive adult role models for the young people we support, and who have the right to work full-time in the UK without requiring sponsorship.

As a Support Worker, you'll be instrumental in providing a safe, nurturing environment where our young people can thrive.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting in the smooth operation of the home, from managing household tasks to handling finances
  • Creating a secure environment where our youngsters can receive guidance, support, and advice to enhance their social, emotional, and physical well-being
  • Being a reliable presence in their lives, offering guidance and assistance in navigating challenges

This role follows a fixed two-week rolling pattern, encompassing long day shifts, sleep-ins, and weekends, with an average of 42.5 hours per week and 3 sleep-ins.

We're looking for individuals who have:

  • Ideally, a Level 4 Diploma or equivalent qualification; however, training opportunities will be provided
  • Experience in supporting vulnerable young people in supported accommodation settings or similar youth work environments
  • A compassionate and resilient attitude, dedicated to serving as a positive role model and adept at managing challenging behaviours
  • Flexibility to work a varied rota, including evenings, weekends, holidays, and sleep-ins
  • Right to work full-time in the UK without requiring sponsorship

Why us?

At Sportfit, we're committed to providing high-quality support, training and opportunities for professional development.

When you join our team, you'll enjoy:

  • Fully funded professional training, including Diploma Level 4
  • Overtime opportunities are readily available.
  • A supportive work environment that prioritises teamwork, employee well-being, and engagement
  • Well-appointed homes
  • Perks such as life assurance and critical illness coverage
  • Exciting employee benefits, including our Health Cashback Scheme and Employee Referral Bonus

If you're ready to embark on a rewarding journey where every day brings new opportunities to make a difference, then Sportfit is the place for you! Join us in creating brighter futures for the next generation.

Sportfit is committed to safeguarding the young people in our service and therefore every application will be subject to pre-employment checks including enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

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