Support Worker, Worthing Foyer
YMCA DOWNSLINK GROUP
30 hours per week
£21,752 per annum, pro-rata
We are recruiting a Support Worker to work alongside our wider housing team to provide effective day to day management of our community accommodation projects for vulnerable young people aged 16-24 years.
The successful candidate will work as part of a rolling rota with four 7.5 hour shifts a week, including some weekends.
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.
You will carry a case load of young people and 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.
YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns.
Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Closing date for applications: 9am on Wednesday 24th October
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 email@example.com or contact the Human Resources Department at 47 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2BE, tel. 01273 222595.