Youth Support Worker

Employer
Focus Resourcing
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Aug 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

Our client is seeking a positive, self- motivated individual with a passion to help youths that require additional support. The support is not that of a physical nature and the assistance that you provide will cover a multitude of tasks.

Some examples of support required will include, working with the individual to best manage their finances, supporting them with housing needs, participating in outreach programmes to name a few.

Specific experience related to the field of work is not essential. The personality fit for the client however is key!

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual seeking this type of position to develop their career with the client providing training and courses.

Perhaps you have encountered challenges yourself with youths in the past and can relate to their situations. You may not have encountered any of these situations but want to help those youths who are disadvantaged.

The selected candidate will be a good listener, approachable and possess a natural ability to understand individual needs.

This position includes weekends and mid-week shifts. There will be 3 shifts each week equating to a total of 20 hours.

Every other week will include a Saturday and Sunday shift (8am - 2pm or 2pm - 8pm) and 1 shift mid-week, 8am - 3pm or 2pm - 9pm. The mid-week shift can be fixed each week if the candidate has another job.

The alternative week (again every other week), will include no weekend shift but 3 shifts mid-week (Monday - Friday), These can be fixed to the same day/time if needed.

You will ideally possess a valid (within the last 3 years) enhanced DBS confirming that you are able to work with vulnerable adults. Alternatively, a risk assessment will be carried out and you will need pay for DBS disclosure as soon as you start the booking.

Hourly pay rate is between £10.00- £11.79.????

Please bear in mind that you may not hear from us straight away. Due to the high level of applications, we receive every day, we can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position. If you would like to be considered for similar and future positions, or for a complete listing of all our current vacancies, please visit our website

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