Link Worker /Youth Support Worker/ Recovery Support Worker / Outreach Worker

Recruiter
Rooftop Housing
Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
£22,046 per annum
Posted
29 May 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
NTXDY423986
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Link Worker /Youth Support Worker/ Recovery Support Worker / Outreach Worker 

Gloucestershire
£22,046 per annum
Full Time & Part Time Hours Available
(Rota basis including alternate weekends)
Permanent Contracts
 

Rooftop Housing Group is one of the top 100 Best Not-for-Profit companies to work for in the UK.
 
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for Link Workers to join our support and employability team in Gloucester. Working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team you will fully assess, support and encourage independence for our young people by removing barriers they face in their day to day lives. You will enable them to gain a wide range of interpersonal and practical skills by supporting, motivating, inspiring and teaching.
 
You will be a voice for our young people by building positive relationships whilst encouraging them to speak up for themselves regardless of background, enhancing their quality of life, particularly those with complex issues including social isolation and alienation, trauma, lack of self-confidence and low self-esteem.
 
You will have the ability to deal effectively with support plans, key work, risk assessments, repairs, voids, lettings and contractors and demonstrate knowledge and competency in all areas of housing management, including recent legislative developments and income management.
 
The successful candidate will have previous experience supporting young people and adults including housing advice, advocacy work or residential work. You will also have experience managing support plans, writing and reviewing risk assessments and working in a multidisciplinary team. It would be advantageous if you have a relevant professional qualification in social work, housing, social care or youth and community.
 
Benefits
 
•         Modern working environment
•         Subsidised gym memberships 
•         Cycle scheme
•         Health scheme
•         New home leave
•         Volunteer scheme
 
The vacancy closes at 10 am on Wednesday 19th June 2019.    

Interviews on week commencing 24 June 2019.