Young People Coach (Support Worker)

CHM Recruit
Havering, Harold Wood
£19,380 per annum
06 Aug 2019
19 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to join them at their young people scheme in Havering. If you are passionate about unlocking the potential of young people and supporting them to be the best that they can be, the organisation is looking for you!

Young People Coach (Support Worker)
Havering - Harold Wood
Full time - 36 hours per week
£19,380 per annum

The working pattern for this role is based on a four-week set rolling rota, consisting of early shifts 7.15 am - 3.30 pm, and late shifts 2.00 pm - 10.15 pm.

You will be working with single young people and single young parents aged 16 - 25. You will provide support and coach them to achieve their goals and aspirations and to develop skills to enable them to move on to successful and independent living. It will be your role to encourage them to lead flourishing lives.

Within this role you will be supporting and coaching young people using an Advantaged Thinking approach to:

  • Unlock their potential and encourage them to fulfil their dreams
  • During their 2 year stay, being an advocate for them to own their own journey
  • Advise and support with education and employment
  • Roll out exciting weekly activities and events
  • Set up and maintain utilities
  • Complete budget plans

For the above post it is essential that you will:

  • Be an excellent communicator
  • Be passionate about working with young people
  • Be inspirational, creative & positive
  • Being proactive and able to manage your time productively
  • Be IT literate

Ideally you will have experience or similar within a young people/children supported environment e.g. Support Worker or Youth Worker. It would be beneficial to this role if you have a full UK clean driving license and own your vehicle due to required travel to other sites within the organisation as well as collecting weekly food donations. Within this role you will be required to complete regular weekly/monthly paperwork within set timescales.

By way of background this organisation operates in Essex and East London and manages over 10,000 homes with plans in place to deliver more new homes as part of an ambitious three year strategy. They create communities, they build and sell new homes and provide a range of services to their customers.

They do this by being innovative and enterprising. At the heart of what they do is their social purpose so any surplus they make gets reinvested into core services so that they continue to make a difference.

The organisation is accredited as a Gold standard Investor in People and recently ranked as 22nd in the Times Top 100 Best not for profit companies to work for. In addition to having some great colleagues and a rewarding job they also offer a wide range of benefits including a Pension scheme, Private Healthcare and Life assurance. There is a generous holiday entitlement and they are committed to training and developing all of their employees.

Closing date for applications: Monday 19th August
Interview Date: Thursday 29th August

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This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check.

Our client is a Disability Confident and equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

No agencies please.