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Young Persons Support Worker

£14.56 - £19.00 per hour
Wandsworth
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Job description

Young person's Support Worker

Our social care client is looking to recruit a young person's Support Worker to work within their supported accommodation site in Wandsworth.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Location: Wandsworth, Closest station (Tooting Broadway)

Assignment: 3 months

Hours: 40hrs pr week (Full-Time) (Mon-Fri 9-5 or 12-8pm) One in every 4-5 weeks- Saturday or Sunday shift. When you do a weekend, you get a day off in the week

Pay: £14.56 holiday pay = £16.32 per hour or £19.00 per hour via a umbrella company

The role

The client group being supported is those leaving care in the Wandsworth area, who will need tenancy related support as well as advice and guidance to help them best prepare for an independent lifestyle once they move on from the service

Responsibilities

  • As the young person's Support Worker, you will manage your own case load putting together support plans based on their circumstances and aims, incorporating and encouraging education, training, and employment.
  • Overseeing a case load of 6 low to medium needs young people aged 16-21
  • Key working clients 1-1, gaining their trust, assisting with their benefits, and helping with their budgeting/finances
  • Updating needs and risks assessments of the young people and incorporating your updates into each support plan
  • Writing up the weekly and monthly reports on each member of your case load to maintain an organised, structured workplace. This will ensure that a supportive, yet empowering environment is supplied

Candidate

The successful social care candidate for the role of young person's Support Worker will have:

  • Experience working with young people in a similar service
  • A genuine passion for working with young people
  • Knowledge of ETE, benefits and independent living skills
  • An enhanced child and adult checked DBS issued within the last 12 months and/or on the update service.

This role gives you the opportunity to gain employment within a reputable charity within a unique project. It is perfect for someone who has the passion and ability to have an impact on the lives of young people.

Apply now! Before someone else does!

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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