Support Worker

Recruiter
Hays Construction and Property
Location
Stroud
Salary
£17000/annum
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Permanent Support Worker needed in Stroud working in a young people's project for a reputable support provider

Your new company

You will be working with a reputable supported housing provider who focuses on providing a safe and supportive environment for young people in housing with medium to high level support needs. You will be joining a growing reputable organisation focusing on preventing homelessness, strengthening families and transforming lives.

Your new role

As a support worker you will be working on a permanent full time basis on 37.5 hours a week, as a support worker you will be working on a flexible shift basis with an expectation of two sleeping night duties per week for which additional payment will be made. As a support worker you will support young people aged 16 - 21 towards independence. As a support worker you will be providing young people with housing advice, carrying out support plans, and promoting move on projects. As a support worker you will engage with daily activities, in particular those which promote and develop learning, social skills, healthy lifestyles, arts and culture, aiming to broaden horizons and raise aspirations.

What you'll need to succeed

To be a successful support worker experience with working with young people or in a supported housing environment is essential. As a support worker you must be able to carry out support plans and provide housing and welfare advice to young people. You must be able to engage and communicate effectively, promoting independence. Most importantly you must be passionate about making a difference to service user's lives, being proactive on support plans and making a difference to your local community.

What you'll get in return

Not only are you offered a competitive salary you will also be making a difference to young people's lives. If you are looking for a rewarding yet challenging role this is perfect for you. Furthermore, you will be offered staff benefits including a competitive pension scheme.

What you need to do now
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