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Young Persons Support Worker

£12.05 - £13.50 per hour
Putney
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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 services in Wandsworth.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: £12.05 holiday pay = £13.50 per hour

Location: Wandsworth

Shift Patterns: 10:00-18:00 & 12:00-20:00
How many weekends - 2 saturdays a month (10:00-18:00) - Friday off for those weeks (No Sundays)

Assignment: 3 months

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.
  • 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 in order 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!

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George Coombes
Consultant
Housing Recruitment Team / Social Care Recruitment Team
London
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