Transition Support worker-Young people

Recruiter
Westhill Resourcing
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Salary
£9 - £10/hour
Posted
09 May 2019
Closes
08 Jun 2019
Sector
Social Care
Hours
Part Time
Flexibility
Set hours
Contract Type
Contract
We are seeking enthusiastic, reliable and highly-motivated

Transition Support Advisors

Successful candidates will provide support, guidance and a key working role to 16 and 17 year old Looked After Young People in Semi-Independent supported accommodation. The role requires the post holder to contribute to the transition from care to independence, as part of a dedicated team working to improve their life chances of Care Leavers

* Are you passionate about providing vulnerable young people with the support and guidance they will need to achieve success and independence?

* Are you committed to providing a service that meets the needs of young people, whilst ensuring that their welfare is promoted and that they are safeguarded effectively?

If you can answer, “yes” to the above, Westhill is providing an opportunity for you to make a real difference to the lives’ of vulnerable young people.

Successful candidates will report to the Team Manager and be responsible for contributing towards:

* A safe environment in which young people are safeguarded from harm, abuse, neglect and exploitation;

* To support young people towards achieving required independent living skills;

* Ensuring young people have their needs met and their welfare promoted;

* Maintaining the highest standards of professionalism;

* Providing a Key Work role to Young People

* Ensuring young people maintain their own personal space and contribute to cleaning communal spaces;

* Maintaining records in accordance with Westhill policies and standards;

* Effective multi-agency practice;

* Maintaining positive community relationships, with creativity and diplomacy.

Requirements:

· 2 year’s experience with working with young people within a residential/supported accommodation/youth work or social work setting.

· NVQ 3 in Health & Social care relating to Young People (NOT DOM CARE).

· Relevant qualification to the field of working with young people.

· Ability to Lone Work.

· Fluent English speaking.

In return, we offer a competitive salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

There are full time posts of (40 hours a week) available (part time posts considered). Posts are subject to day and night time shift patterns

The role is based in West Midlands