Support Worker / Young People

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P11991
  • Date Posted: 15 March 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Glastonbury, Somerset
  • Salary: £12.12 to £12.97
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Social Care Jobs. Support Worker / Night Accommodation Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Glastonbury, Somerset Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Support Worker who has experience working with young people from the ages of 16 – 25, as well as having empathy, patience, and dedication to provide exceptional support is required for an organisation that provides high-quality supported accommodation for young people based in Glastonbury, Somerset.

 

SALARY: £12.12 increasing to £12.97 per Hour in April + Benefits

LOCATION: Glastonbury, Somerset

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 37.5 Hours on Average on a rolling rota system, which includes evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays between the hours of 8am – 10pm

 

PLEASE NOTE: You will need a Full Drivers Licence and Access to a Vehicle

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Support Worker who has experience working with young people from the ages of 16 – 25, as well as having empathy, patience, and dedication to provide exceptional support.

Working as the Support Worker you will work as part of a team to provide a safe and welcoming environment for young people within the housing projects and within the community.

As the Support Worker you will help young people through the housing pathway to improve their quality of life and independence.

 

DUTIES

Your duties as a Support Worker will include:

  • Support young people within housing projects and within the community to equip them with the skills to live independently
  • You will assist the organisation to provide support across the area where needed, both accommodation and community-based work, assisting those who are not housed but need comprehensive housing support to identify, secure and set up accommodation to achieve independent living
  • Be involved in each stage of the young person’s time with the organisation, supporting young people to progress as needed through the housing pathway to improve their quality of life and independence within each of the five outcomes: Being Healthy, staying safe, Enjoying and achieving, Making a positive contribution and Economic well-being
  • Responsible for Housing Management duties to ensure a holistic service for clients including administration, rent collection and rent administration, notification of repairs and maintenance, health and safety tasks and ensuring the environment is welcoming and safe for clients and staff

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to be innovative, take initiative, be self-motivated and plan own work load
  • Efficient and organised recording and administrative skills
  • To communicate effectively in writing and by telephone
  • To work in a stressful, sometimes hostile environment; to be assertive and use conflict creatively
  • To work as part of a team, to supervise others, be open, honest, able accept and to give positive criticism
  • Ability to listen
  • Actively enable and empower young people in all the work that is undertaken
  • Understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities
  • To work in a non-judgemental way
  • Knowledge of appropriate support agencies and networks for young people aged 16-25 years
  • Ability to share knowledge in one-to-one and group settings both in informal and formal ways
  • Excellent IT skills, with working knowledge of Microsoft software and Outlook
  • You will need a Full Drivers Licence and Access to a Vehicle

 

BENEFITS

  • Enhanced sick pay allowances and paid compassionate and emergency dependent leave.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 20% discount off the cost of childcare at our childcare settings
  • Staff get a fully inclusive membership of our health & wellbeing centre in Bath for the heavily discounted price of £15/month
  • Access to online gym classes for free
  • Staff events and a staff intranet where stories, news and updates are shared across the department
  • A corporate discount for our staff at Fusion Lifestyle who have gyms in the Mendip / Somerset area at £38 rather than £48 a month

 

This role is subject to clear enhanced DBS including child barring section

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P11991

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