Youth Support Worker

LOCATIONS:           Ashford

SALARY:                  £12 inclusive of holiday

DURATION:              Temp (Month by month rolling contract)

HOURS:                         Up to 40 hours per week

(Early:7.30am – 3.30pm or 8am-4pm Late: 1pm – 9.30pm)


Daily Duties

  • Responsible for key-working a caseload of young people.
  • Undertake initial and continuous assessment of needs, potential risks and agree levels of support and actions to professional standards.
  • Co-develop a positive behaviour support plan with the individual that identifies triggers and actions required to enable positive risk taking through reduced risks.
  • Support customers to claim and receive eligible benefits, deal with relevant agencies to develop life skills, budgeting, financial literacy, and managing finances effectively.
  • Encourage tenants to pay their rent and to ensure that rent accounts are managed effectively.
  • Support customers to access other services including CMHT, substance misuse agencies and/or work in partnership with other agencies as part of the support planning process.
  • Support customers to maintain activities including but not limited to education, employment, training, informal accreditation and volunteering opportunities.
  • Promote customers to develop social skills, positive and healthy relationships and keep safe in a variety of settings.
  • Engage customers to place their voice, aspirations, and interests at the heart of service delivery Promoting inclusion, equality, diversity, and community cohesion.
  • Positively support customers to understand their child’s development in line with best practice guidance.


Essential requirements

  • DBS within the last 12 months (must have original copy)


Desirable requirements

  • Experience working with youth.
  • Previous residential support


For more information on this role please contact Nathan Jackson on 0117 923 9100 or apply with an up-to-date CV!

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