Young People's Support Worker

Expiring today

Recruiter
Brook Street UK
Location
Skelmersdale
Salary
£8 - £10/hour holiday pay, pension
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking skilled Young People's support workers who are interested in working on a homeless project on a temporary basis supporting young people aged 16-25!

You role as a Support Worker would be vital to the service and the project! You would be responsible for engaging and encouraging to young people and supporting them with daily living skills, monitoring the house, assisting with domestic duties, outreach work, tenancy support for the young people and providing mediation support out into the community. Within this role you would be supporting on a 1-1 basis and may be required to support them if they want to talk or do activites - providing companionship.

You will be enthusiastic, flexible to work various hours with the commitment and dedication to offer support to vulnerable young people within a homeless project. Some young people may have various complexities including drug & alcohol issues or mental health issues, therefore suitable candidates will have knowledge of supporting people with complexities.

Suitable candidates will be able to work off their own initiative and engage with young people offering a kind and open approach as you will be required to participate in support sessions. Ideally you will be a supportive, compassionate and committed individual who is keen to provide the highest quality of care and who is available on a temporary basis.

Ideally you will hold relevant social care qualifications including NVQ level 2 Health & Social Care or equivalent. A minimum of 1 years experience or 6 months supporting vulnerable young people is required. DBS registered on the update service is preferable!

We offer competitive rates of pay paid on hourly rate on a temporary basis, holiday pay and pension scheme!

If you have the relevant experience and are interested in the opportunity or other similar opportunities we may have please call Hannah on (Apply online only) or alternatively apply today at (url removed)