Support Worker

Location
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Salary
£17,550 per annum
Posted
05 Apr 2018
Closes
24 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Support Worker
Eastbourne
37.5 hours per week
Permanent Contract
£17,550 per annum

We are recruiting a Support Worker to work alongside our wider housing team to provide effective day to day management of our community accommodation project for vulnerable young people aged 16-24 years. 

The role includes delivering one to one sessions and groups work sessions to assist residents to develop personally and socially in order that they grow in confidence and move towards independence.

The position comes with excellent benefits, including training opportunities, 27 days annual leave, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, and an interest free bike loan. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

You will carry a case load of young people and work to engage them in effective support planning, working towards tailored goals so they can work towards positive outcomes.

You must have experience working with young people, particularly those considered vulnerable or with multiple and complex needs, and be able to de-escalate volatile situations and to manage challenging behaviour appropriately.

You should have the ability to engage, motivate, inspire and empower young people; and will be required to juggle tasks to ensure the safe running of the project and safeguarding of residents.
The role involves working on a rota pattern, which includes evenings and weekends. There are no sleep-in shifts.

YMCA DownsLink Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

 

 

 

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 24th April 2018 at 9am

Interviews date: To be confirmed

 

 

 

Please note that we do not accept CVs.
To apply, please download an Application Pack and an Application Form from YMCA DownsLink Group, www.ymcadlg.org/vacancies/, or email recruitment@ymcadlg.org or contact the Human Resources Department at 47 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2BE, tel. 01273 222595.

 

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