Young Adults - Support Worker

Location Hertfordshire
Discipline: Healthcare
Job type: Permanent
Contact email:
Job ref: J5656
Startdate: 13/06/2024

Blackstone Recruitment are working with a provider of education, care and support services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities who are recruiting for a Young Adults Support Worker for one of their sites in Hertfordshire.

Please see details below for the full job advert:

Job Post: Young Adults Support Worker

Location: Hertfordshire

Hours: 40hrs per week

Annual Salary: £24,375 - £26,582 per year for a 40-hour week (linked to competency and qualifications) PLUS £1500 Welcome bonus*

Training: Full training provided and once passed probation we will support and fund studying the Level 3 diploma in Health and Social Care

The role:

As a support worker you will be highly involved in personal care, this is supporting young people with all aspects of personal hygiene including toileting, dressing and maintain their personal appearance.

As well as supporting with their medical needs you will also get involved in helping with the young adult’s therapies such as rebound therapy or hydrotherapy. We also have sensory gardens, a skills centre, forestry school and rooms dedicated to art, music and much more.

Independence is prompted wherever is possible, the adults will often run their own days with what they like to do, so you could be helping make things in the site’s enterprise scheme, going on shopping trips, taking part in forestry lessons, or even going to the pub!!


Successful candidate is likely to demonstrate the following:

  • Willingness to learn and to go the extra mile.
  • Ability to guide and encourage supportive independence when possible.
  • Exceptional communication skills and patience
  • Resilient with a robust and positive nature
  • Ability to be creative in meeting the needs of the young adults.
  • Ability to work on a rota pattern which will include working every other weekend.

Be part of their successful team and benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Welcome bonus is payable in 2 payments - 50% following successful completion of probation and 50% after one-year service.
  • No experience required - Full training given and continued support.
  • Opportunity to study for Level 3 diploma in Health and Social Care which will be funded by us!
  • Part time hours available if required.
  • 33 days’ holiday including bank holidays.
  • Life assurance and pension
  • Perk box - access to shopping discounts
  • Car lease scheme
  • Bike to work scheme.
  • Free membership to our Health cash back plan - Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more. 
  • Free parking

Blackstone Benefits:

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✅Complete onboarding support

✅Informed tailored career advice

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✅Unlimited referral bonus

For further information on this role, please contact Biren Daiya at Blackstone Recruitment on the details provided or APPLY now.