Supported Living Support Youth Mentor - Hornchurch

Support Worker - Havering, North East London

Ref: 520Thursday 25 November 2021

Supported Living Support Youth Mentor - Hornchurch - Please apply ASAP!

I am looking for a number of Supported Living Support Youth Workers to join a brand new Supported Living service located in Havering, East London.

The organisation specialises in providing Supported Living services for vulnerable people with Complex Needs. The organisation delivers high standard care and supported living accommodation. They offer support to some of the most vulnerable people in society, including those people with very complex care needs

Working as a Supported Living Support Youth Worker, you will be responsible for creating a safe and caring environment - ensuring the highest quality of care and support. The rewards are great as you will offer independence and opportunity to care leavers 18+.

Do you have a caring nature and looking for an opportunity to make a genuine difference to society? This is an exciting opportunity to do just that whilst developing your career as part of an inspirational team at the inception of their vision!

Supported Living Support Youth Worker role and purpose

  • To work alongside clients, families or children and young people in a person-centred way and help them to actively move towards living independently of services.
  • To assist practical tasks based upon their needs and aspirations as identified in their support and safety plan.
  • To provide flexible support to residents based on their needs and aspirations as identified in their support and safety plan, ensuring they are able to meet their goals which help them to achieve their outcomes.
  • To implement the support and safety plan, as developed and inform and contribute to support planning reviews and assessments through effective communication with the coordinator or line manager and client.

Supported Living Support Youth Worker Salary and Benefits

  • £21,000 - £25,000 per annum (based on experience)
  • Additional overtime and sleep-in enhancements on offer.
  • Up to £11 per hour
  • Ongoing training and development.
  • Full-time contract, shift patterns 4 days on 4 days off!
  • Combined day and night shift contracts or days/nights only.
  • Generous holiday entitlement.
  • Workplace pension.
  • Genuine opportunity for progression into a Supported Living Manager position.

Requirements of a Supported Living Support Worker

  • Previous experience of providing support for vulnerable people
  • Knowledge of housing issues affecting vulnerable people
  • Experience of housing management duties in a residential setting is desirable
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills and an ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to motivate, encourage and support young people in developing daily living skills
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy whist maintaining appropriate boundaries
  • Ability to cope with challenging behaviour/resistance in others
  • Ability to recognise risk and implement safeguarding procedures and reporting where necessary
  • Ability to work alone initiative and to recognise when advice, support and more senior input is required/necessary
  • Ability to record and use information concisely and effectively
  • Basic numeric, literacy and IT skills.

Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our Supported Living Support Worker opportunities, apply today! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV directly.

If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this.

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