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Looking for a Career in Social Care? Stepping Out Are Hiring!

Passionate about helping young people to achieve their potential?

Do you think you can empower people to make positive life changes?

Stepping out is a specialist service provider of training, education, care and support services for young people and adults with complex needs. We continually strive to be innovative and responsive to the needs and aspirations of the people using our services.

Career in Social Care

Career in Social Care

The company owns and operates specialist accommodation provisions throughout Luton, London and Hertfordshire, we also provide personalised care packages to clients within their own homes.

We have recently opened a new provision and are particularly looking for male staff who can comfortably work in the Watford area of Hertfordshire.  We need individuals who enjoy working with young people; commitment and a flexible attitude are essential. The role entails supporting young males only aged between 16-18.  In line with section 7 (2) of SDA.

We are seeking to recruit care / support / youth workers.

Stepping Out are Searching for Applicants Who:

  • Have a minimum NVQ/QCF Level 2 in Health & Social Care and/ or equivalent qualifications and/ or experience.

  • Have experience in working with or are willing to work with clients who display challenging behaviour.

  • Are punctual and flexible, willing to work varied shifts including weekends and bank holidays.

  • Can work well in a team environment and are capable of working alone when necessary.

  • Have good communication skills.

  • Are experienced in report writing and able to effectively use IT packages i.e. Google packages, Microsoft Word

  • Have a clean DBS / CRB check.  (Please note that a new check will need to be carried out before commencement of work).

  • Can work in the Hertfordshire, mainly Watford but are flexible to work in other areas.

Working with the Latest Technology

Furthermore, working for Stepping Out means you get to use the latest technology and software.

  • The ability to communicate via email, sms, mms, video call, instant message, telephone.
  • The ability to receive live support whilst working on documents.
  • Secure shared calendars accessible via mobile devices like laptops, desktops, smartphones, tablets and any other internet connected device.
  • Access to our secure cloud based shared network enabling our staff to obtain relevant information about a client, an event, appointment etc. from anywhere in the world.

With several options for accessing their information while on the go, our employees can be productive even when they’re not at their desks. We now benefit from over-the-air mobile access on BlackBerry devices, the iPhone, Windows Mobile, Android and many less powerful phones.

We took teamwork to a new level.  Our employees can now share, collaborate and innovate in real-time, with no editing conflicts or review delays. Improving workflow and increasing productivity and interaction, all in a reliable, intuitive application suite. Our technology  is designed to work consistently and beautifully on any web-enabled device, from desktop to smartphone to tablet and beyond.

Please send your CV to

Further information about our company can be found at

If you do not receive a reply within four weeks of sending in your application please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. Thank you for your interest in our organisation.

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