Support Worker (Youth / Accommodation)

Expiring today

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Ipswich
Salary
£19,449.47 per annum
Posted
20 Sep 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Ref
00323308
Contact
Candidate Services
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Support Worker (Youth / Accommodation) 

Working at our client is an opportunity to be a part of an organisation which is challenging, innovative, rewarding and fun! 

They place young people at the heart of all they do and are committed to building an organisation that is responsive to the needs of young people and their stakeholders. By supporting their staff and volunteers to develop their talent and ideas, together they can make a difference. 

Position: Accommodation Support Worker 
Location: Gibson Lodge, Ipswich, Suffolk IP3 (Commutable from Colchester, Felixstowe, Stowmarket and surrounding areas) 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis that will include weekends, Bank Holidays. 52 weeks per year on a rota basis 
Salary: £19,449.47 per annum 

Closing Date: 17th October 2018 
Interview Date: 24th October 2018 

About the role: 

- Promoting the development of young people by implementing a key working and personal development programme with a view to enabling clients to maintain their own accommodation after resettlement 
- Maintaining high standards of supervision and support 
- Assisting in the running of the residential areas of the Project 
- Ensuring continuous development of key working and support packages 
- Ensuring the smooth operation of the Project by taking responsibility for the decision-making process during routine shifts 

About you: 

- Experience of working with young people with complex needs, although not necessarily in a housing context 
- A formal qualification or experience in Social Housing or a related field 
- A good understanding of partnership working 
- Experience of dealing directly with clients 
- Good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills 
- Able to work evenings and weekends, including public holidays on a rota basis 
- Hold a full driving licence and have access to a car 

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Accommodation Support Worker, Key Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Healthcare Assistant, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Care Staff, Vulnerable People, Youth, Youth Worker, Outreach Worker, Social Housing, Social Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Not for Profit, NFP, etc.

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