Rob has lived at Buller Court since 2016. He has become more confident and is moving out to become independent. This is his story of growth.
Young Persons Support Worker
The Support Worker increases the independence and skills of young people, promoting engagement with education and employment through flexible person-centered outcome focused support.
Weymouth / Dorchester
£23,655 (based on basic salary of £18,533pa plus sleep in payments and weekend enhancements)
The ideal young persons support worker will:
The Support Worker increases the independence and skills of young people, promoting engagement with education and employment through flexible person-centered outcome focused support. The role holder helps young people to avoid eviction and repeat homelessness. They also develop the capacity of young people to be able to move on to either less intensive housing related support services or more permanent, independent, accommodation at the earliest appropriate opportunity The role will involve working closely with other supporting accommodation service providers, community mental health teams, social and private landlords, the police, probation, Youth Offending Teams , the courts, the Department of Work and Pensions, the voluntary sector, local housing authorities, education and training agencies and children’s/adult social care. The post holder will work within the Psychological Informed Environments Framework and ensure all clients can make sustained changes to their lives.
You will be experienced, skilled and enthusiastic,
YOU has a strong value base, striving to be person-centred, innovative, trustworthy, can-do and excellent at all times, so it is important that you are as passionate about these principles as we are.
If you choose to begin a career with our organisation, you are guaranteed:
- Competitive rates of pay and paid travel time, including a higher mileage rate for car sharing
- Enhanced annual leave entitlements, with the opportunity to buy and sell holiday
- Matched pension scheme contributions, plus Death in Service Benefit and salary sacrifice options
- Enhanced sick pay allowances and paid compassionate and emergency dependent leave
- Excellent and professionally certified training, as well as access to fully-funded apprenticeship programmes
- Real opportunities to develop in your profession
- Free health and wellbeing advice via a 24/7, confidential Employee Assistance Programme
- Everything you need to carry out your role free of charge, which may include a mobile phone, safety equipment and other necessary technology, a uniform where applicable, and of course a nice cup of tea or coffee throughout your day
- Access to discounts across lots of your favourite stores and online shopping sites, as well as discounted bus travel on the First bus network
- A company that is committed to its employees, valuing their knowledge, creativity and flexibility
- The chance to work with amazing people