Qualified Support Worker (Harmful Sexual Behaviour) HREX64458

Stockport, Greater Manchester
£17,166 plus £62.64 sleep in rate
23 May 2018
19 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to growth in services, the Together Trust currently has opportunities for dedicated and resilient Level 2 Residential Support Workers for our Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB) Homes in Stockport.

Harmful Sexual Behaviour

Together Trust currently has two homes that deliver a specialist residential service for males and females, aged 8 – 18 years who present with inappropriate or harmful sexual behaviour (HSB). These Ofsted rated Good residential homes offer a therapeutic, nurturing and child-centred environment to our young people, supporting safe social integration and a non-judgemental approach. We have an excellent track record in achieving outstanding outcomes for these types of young people.

The role

Due to growth in services we currently have vacancies in our specialist service with young people who display inappropriate or Harmful sexual behaviour (HSB). The Together Trust is working in partnership with other specialists to adopt a holistic approach to children and young people who exhibit inappropriate and HS behaviour. Each young person has a tailored care package and risk assessment (this can include intense supervision) of young people to enable them to remain living within the community.

You will work as part of an enthusiastic team providing a safe, caring and accepting environment, with young people who display HSB implementing the strengths based Good Lives Model as well as adhering to our Safeguarding Procedure.

As our ideal candidate, you will have some experience with working within the Good Lives Model supporting young people who display HSB. Experience in a care/support role is essential and we have an excellent training and support programme. You will also hold a level 3 in health and social care or equivalent.

Alongside this also comes with the day to day of supporting a young person in their home; education, independence, experiences and opportunities, sports and hobbies, care and support.


The individuals in the care of the Together Trust will have a variety of complex needs for which they will need varying levels of support. In order to provide the required support the staff team will work shifts. This includes weekends, evenings, and potentially providing support on the young people’s annual holidays. We have full time and part time roles available. Full flexibility over 7 days is required (40 hours a week) however; we can also offer varied and flexible hours. If you are unable to commit to these hours please make enquiries about our bank staff.


The salary offered to candidates who hold a QCF L3 in Children and Young Person’s Workforce or equivalent is £17,116 for 37.5 hours. You will do approximately 2 sleeps per week @ £62.64 per sleep.

As part of Together Trusts commitment to our staff and service users, any new recruits will be required to undertake pre-employment checks and a tailored training programme before commencing their role. Each programme will be specific to the role and service you are successful for. The trust training programmes and therefore start dates are fixed so you will be required to attend the next available induction dependant on when your pre-employment checks are complete. We advise all successful candidates to be mindful of this when handing in their notice.

Please be aware that you must be over 21 years of age to apply for this role due to the age range of the young people whom they work with. (These roles are exempt from the Employment Equality (Age) Regulation 2006.

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