Building Recruitment Company Ltd

Published: 31st August 2022

Location

Trowbridge

Job Type

Reference
BRCPO88867
Salary
£20,000 - £23,000 per annum

Description

Youth Support Worker

 

LOCATION:                Trowbridge

Duration:                   2 months + ideally temp – perm

Salary:                        £20 – 22k

HOURS:                      37.5 – shifts

 

 

 

Are you a Support Worker with a good background in supporting clients with mixed mental health conditions, Learning Disabilities, vulnerable young people, those at risk of homelessness or have experienced drug and alcohol dependences? If so, an award-winning Charity that has a new young care leavers service in Trowbridge is looking to speak to you!

 

 

Job Purpose:     To provide support and advice around accommodation, basic life skills, welfare benefits, health, and personal issues: all allowing service users to work towards independent living.

 

  • Deliver high quality housing management and support in line with the organisation’s internal and external KPIs and targets, policies, and procedures.
  • Assess and understand the support needs and risks of young people, working in partnership with relevant agencies
  • Promote, facilitate, and encourage young people to make use of facilities and opportunities within the community and the organisation, including training, education, and employment
  • Contribute to the delivery of Pathway Plans for Care Leavers to move on positively.
  • Support young people to understand their rights and responsibilities, especially regarding licence and tenancy agreements.
  • Interview and assess prospective residents, considering move-on and viable length of stay.
  • Maximise income for young people including applying for relevant grants and funding to assist them in moving on, including Water Assist options.
  • Carry out health and safety checks at allocated properties

 

For more information on this housing focused role please contact Phoebe Orchard on 0117 923 9100 or apply below with an up to date CV!

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