Support Worker - Young People

Recruiter
Resourcing Group
Location
Stourbridge
Salary
£8 - £9 per hour
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker - Young People
Immediate Start
On-going Contract

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to join a brilliant team in a large Charity to provide specialist support to young, NEET homeless people. You will be based in a Hostel environment.

You will need to be proficient with risk and needs assessments and will also deliver personalised Support Plans. Many of the young people you will be working with may need help applying for Housing applications, Benefits, College applications, etc and you will have a caseload of 6/7 young people. I am looking for someone to work 18.5 per week either over 2.5 days or 2 long days. This position will include shift work of earlies and lates.

Some of the responsibilities you will undertake are:

-Advise and assist the service user to access support in developing life skills, such as: budgeting, reducing debt, completing forms, healthy eating, personal well being and personal safety
- To help develop and achieve independence
- Provide practical and emotional support for a range of issues that may impact on service users ability to live independently

My client is looking for someone with the following qualities/knowledge/qualifications:

- NVQ Level 3 in (Care, Advice and Guidance or other relevant/equivalent qualification)
- Experience supporting Young People
- Knowledge of benefits and housing
- Need to have a clear DBS updated within the last year
- Need to be immediately available

If you have a clear, in-date DBS then please apply.

Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.