Project Worker - Lewisham

Central Care Recruitment
Lewisham, Greater London
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Central Recruitment are currently recruiting for a full-time Project Worker to work in the Lewisham area. The successful candidate would be working with Teenage Parents in a supported housing scheme.

The successful candidate will need to be able to commit to the following rota: Week 1 9am - 5pm, Week 2 12pm-8pm and every other weekend either a Saturday or Sunday. Cover is required for 4 weeks with the possibility of extension. The pay rate for this role is £10.77 per hour.

Candidates should have experience of carrying a caseload of young people/parents with complex needs, and an awareness of child protection and safeguarding procedures. Candidates should also have: knowledge of the range of welfare benefits available to young people, an understanding of Education, Training & Employment (ETE) options for young parents in the area and the knowledge to support young parents with their personal and financial independence.

To apply for this role, you must have experience of conducting risk assessments and a knowledge of safeguarding. You will also need to be able to provide effective support within a harm minimisation and strengths and recovery framework.

You must also have some experience of working with this client group in a similar role.

To be considered for this role, you must be able to meet Central's registration requirements. Please contact the Resourcing Team for further information