/ Job ID [9886129]

Youth Support Worker

Posted 12 days ago

  • Lambeth, Greater London, London
  • Permanent
  • External
  • Expires In 16 days
LOCATIONS: Chiswick/Ealing
SALARY: Negotiable (D.O.E)
DURATION: Temp to Perm
HOURS: Up to 40 hours per week
(Early: 8am - 4pm Mid: 11am – 7pm Late: 2pm -10pm)
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)
* Previous residential support
Desirable requirements
* Experience working with youth
For more information on this role please contact Emily Rex on (phone number removed) or send an up-to-date CV