Youth Support Worker - Hull
Who we are: Sixteen Plus exists to support young people in their transition from childhood to being adults – ‘Bridging skills to full independence’. We help Local Authorities to meet their obligations, particularly to ‘Looked After’ children in their area. We are committed to young people and helping them to maximise their potential. We do not give up on young people and hold their safety and welfare as paramount. This ethos is reflected in our dealings with our young people, staff, commissioners, social workers and all partner agencies. The Support Worker role and requirements: Due to continued growth and expansion we are recruiting Support Workers who want to work with young people. The purpose of this role is to encourage them, promoting independent living skills, supporting them with budgeting and promoting healthy relationships. *This role would also be suitable for someone who currently works as a Care assistant, Care worker, Support Worker role: Previous experience in a supporting role Experience of working with challenging behaviours Genuine empathy and compassion Patience Provide re-engagement with their local community Positive interaction Self-motivated & well organised Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we support Good communication skills Able to work alone What we will offer you as a Support Worker: Hourly Rate of £8.10, min 35 hours + 2 sleeps (£70.47 per sleep) (more hours available) 210 hours Annual Leave a year Continued career progression Staff pension scheme Bespoke training throughout your employment with us All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. To apply for this exciting new role or to find out further information please visit our website and complete an application form www.sixteenplus.co.uk The provision of personal information by applicants for any particular role with us is on the basis solely of consideration for employment posts and this data is not used, shared or stored in any other way and on any other basis. By applying for a position with us you are authorising us to retain data only for this purpose and only for the consideration of you for this or any other future roles with us. At any time you may contact us and ask us to destroy your recruitment file and we will do so within 48 hours of your request.