Youth Support Worker

Recruiter
SCP Recruitment
Location
Taunton, Somerset
Salary
£8.33/hour
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Community Youth Worker

Must have DBS on the update service, have own car and licence

Purpose of post: To work with Young People aged 16 plus, who are working towards Independent living.,

To work in partnership with Young People and support them in the transition into independence and adulthood

Empower and support Young People to access services and external agencies when and where needed.

To aid Young People in Social Inclusion and successfully securing a home/tenancy in their own name

To provide a quality service to young people working within government guidelines and The Leaving Care Company’s policies and procedures.

Tasks:

To work in partnership with Local Authorities and external agencies i.e. Connexions, CAMHS etc, to ensure the young person’s needs are being met and a high level of service is being delivered.

To complete the TLCC standards for each YP file and keep updated on a weekly basis

Develop good relationships with local communities to promote the inclusion of young people and opportunities for work, training and education.

To engage a young person and build a sound working relationship.

In the areas of Bristol, Somerset and Dorset

32-40 hours per week.

Expenses paid (petrol etc)