Specialist Community Outreach Workers

3 days left

Location
Bury, Greater Manchester
Salary
£8.66 - £10.19 per hour
Posted
24 Jul 2019
Closes
21 Aug 2019
Ref
HREX85426
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

About us…

At Together Trust we believe everybody deserves an equal chance in life. There are no exceptions. We provide a wide range of support services including fostering, residential, community and family support. We also provide specialist educational support through our schools and colleges.

At Together Trust we’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. It’s a commitment we require from all of our staff and volunteers.

We follow a robust safer recruitment process and all successful applicants will go through recruitment checks. If you’re successful we’ll need you to have an enhanced DBS check. For all roles we’ll also need a minimum of three references. Depending on the role you apply for, we might also need to request references from each employer where you have worked with young people or vulnerable adults.

We have a number of outreach vacancies available for between 8 and 16 hours per week, to include evenings and weekends - Ideal for the perfect work life balance!

As our specialist community support worker…

You will provide outreach and short break support to young people and parents to access services and activities in the Community, in turn promoting choice and independence. You will help to provide parents and carers with much needed respite and enable our young people to break down barriers and become more independent. Our Outreach service is accessed by lots of different types of families and young people so it is important you are adaptable to behaviour and environment, treating everyone as individual.

Importantly, you will provide a fun and nurturing environment at all times and be able to manage challenging situations and behaviour with the support of your colleagues and strong support networks.

About You...

Experience is preferable but is not essential, we pride ourselves on staff development and offer an outstanding training package and induction into the organisation. We’re looking for people who have a genuine interest and drive in working for the people we support. You will be offer flexibility to your working pattern, to be discussed at interview. You will be committed to working to our values and will contribute to the ongoing development and progress our young people make.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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