Keyworker - Young Person

£19000 per annum
21 Sep 2018
19 Oct 2018
Sue Arnold
Contract Type
Full Time
Our clients are looking to recruit a Young Person’s Keyworker to be based in Doncaster. With a salary ranging from £19.000 - £20.375 depending on experience.

The successful Young Person’s Keywork Main Duties:
  • Our client is looking for someone with professional experience of work with vulnerable young people to join them as a Keyworker / Coach.
  • The core of the role is to work with a caseload of young adults (aged 16 to 30), coaching them in achieving agreed goals.
  • The role also includes covering as part of a rota providing drop in support and interventions.
  • Transferable experience is essential, as is experience of reacting well in difficult situations. 
  • A full job description and person specification is available for all candidates on the employer’s website. The application form asks you to demonstrate how you meet the employer’s criteria, and you are encouraged to spend time on this section – if you can show that you have the skills and experiences this client is looking for, they’ll invite you to take part in a practical test.
  • Employment is subject to DBS clearance and appropriate references.

The Young Person’s Keywork Key Skills and experience will include:

  • Significant experience in a relevant role
  • Able to communicate with young people and others, both verbally and in writing.
  • Experience of reacting appropriately in challenging situations
  • An understanding of the issues that young people may face.
  • Experience of managing a complex and varied workload effectively and accurately without supervision.
The Organisation:


The employer is an independent registered charity and registered provider of social housing, based in Doncaster. Focusing on work with young adults aged 16-25, particularly those who have experienced difficulties with housing and homelessness. They provide supported accommodation for young people which is staffed 24 hours a day throughout the year. There are 30 rooms and clients are able to stay with the project for up to two years. During that time, support focuses on building independent living skills and preparing for a stable adult life.


In addition the employer has Community Centre rooms available for hire by other organisations. Those vary from small community groups to business meetings and training sessions.


A Charity Shop, owned and operated by the employer can be found on the ground floor of the Community Centre.

In return you will receive a salary of £19.000 - £20.375 depending on experience, if you are interested in this fantastic opportunity please click on the link and send your CV TODAY!!