Support Workers - Dorking

Surrey County Council
Dorking, Surrey
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Full Address : Farm Place, Ockley, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 5NG

Exact working hours: Various shifts

Any further details:

Amber works with young people in crisis - homeless and unemployed, often with a history of substance misuse, mental health or crime. Offering 24/7 residential support, we aim to inspire, to educate, to motivate and - most importantly - to make possible. To offer everything under one roof that marginalised young people need to rediscover their potential and move forward with their lives.  

Over 80,000 young people experience homelessness each year the need for Amber’s support is greater than ever. If you want to help young people to positively turn their lives around, if you are passionate and have a can do attitude we’d love to hear from you.

About the Role

The support worker has the passion and motivation for helping disadvantaged young people to make positive and lasting changes to their lives. As a support worker you will provide a consistent support service to the residents of the Amber Foundation, primarily during the evening and night time hours and at weekends. Your role will involve the assessment, support and risk management of the residents as part of a small and dedicated staff team. Together you will really make a difference, empowering our clients to develop the independent living skills they need to successfully move on with a positive future.   

We can offer a variety of shifts and flexible working patterns on a contracted or casual basis including weekends, day shifts, sleep in shift or waking nights. 

The safe recruitment of staff in Amber is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our care. Amber is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people in its care. As an employer, Amber expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

“All positions at the Amber Foundation are subject to receiving a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and references.”

Additional Information

20 days holiday plus 1 additional day for each year’s service to a maximum of 5 + 8 bank holiday days.

Comapany pension + Health assurance plan.

Please note that this vacancy is not part of Surrey County Council, we are advertising this on behalf of a partnership organisation.