Specialist Support Worker - Stockton-on-Tees - #362873

ROC Group Ltd

Date: Jun 28, 2022
City: Stockton-on-Tees, England
Salary: £26,200 - £29,120 / year
Contract type: Full time
ROC Group Ltd


Full Time

The Role

ROC Transitions is looking for a full time support worker to join the team in a specialist Transitions Project in the County Durham area.
The Role: Is to provide additional supervision and support to help young people leaving care maintain their licences, live their lives safely and help them to acquire essential life skills i.e. understanding benefits, budgeting, cooking and accessing education or training.
Salary: Dependent on experience & qualifications, £26,200 - £29,120 projected including minimum number of sleeps per annum (£22,000 - £24,920 basic plus £50 per sleep)

Job Hours

Hours: Full time, 40 hours. Shifts, including waking nights, evenings, weekends, Bank Holidays and sleepovers, are worked as part of a rota. Flexibility is required due to the nature of the job. Sleep in allowance is paid. Overtime is sometimes available. Mileage is also paid where applicable.

Information regarding ROC Group

About us: We are an inclusive Company with a focus on safeguarding and learning and development. We like to recognise a job well done, for example, through our in-house ‘Tell on your Team’ recognition system. Part of our thank you is an invite to a Christmas food and dance event, paid for by the Company. There are also informal social events throughout the year.
The Transitions team is a small team and due to the growth of the service, require the addition of a Specialist Support Worker to assist them. We value honesty, commitment, flexibility, integrity and a great sense of humour!
ROC Transitions is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Essential Requirements:

A minimum of a Level 3 qualification in Health & Social Care (Children) or equivalent (or willingness to work towards);
A driving licence and access to a vehicle;
Previous experience of working with: Looked After Children, 16-18 years old; youth offending; care leavers; substance/alcohol misuse;
Candidates must be committed to the role and flexible as will be required to work shifts including; evenings, weekends and some nights as part of a rota.


Flexible working hours
Enhanced DBS Check paid for by Company
Annual leave entitlement increases with service length
On-site parking
Mileage allowance
Company events & social hours
Excellent learning & development opportunities
Casual dress

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £26,200.00-£29,120.00 per year

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