Youth Support Workers

  • Job Reference: 00002437-1
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Eclipse Properties/Eclipse Care Ltd
  • Location: Wolverhampton
  • Salary: £14,352 to £23,920
  • Bonus/Benefits: Full time and part time roles available
  • Sector: Support Workers
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

WE ARE HIRING!

YOUTH SUPPORT WORKERS
Full-Time: 10am - 6pm, Mon-Friday/ Renumeration: £23.920 per annum (QUALIFIED ONLY)
Part-Time: 8am - 12pm, Mon-Fri/Alternate weekends: 12pm – 4pm/ Renumeration: £14.352 per annum (QUALIFIED ONLY)
Part Time: 4pm – 8pm, Mon-Fri/Alternate weekends: 12pm – 4pm/ Renumeration: £14.352 (QUALIFIED ONLY)

About us

There’s never been a better time to join our organisation. We are a small but ambitious organisation. We want to be nothing short of excellent and recognise we cannot do this without employing the right people in the right roles. We are committed to working in partnership with Local Authorities, our young people, communities, voluntary and private sector organisations and local businesses. Due to expansion we are always seeking new people to join our team and this is an exceptionally exciting time to join us. If you think you have what it takes, are an empathetic individual and can relate to young people, we might just have your next career opportunity. In return we can o er you a thriving, supportive team that work together to achieve the best results for their young people.

Youth Support Worker - Wolverhampton

Are you an experienced support worker who loves to champion the independent spirit of young people? Do you love to see the progress made when a vulnerable young person gains valuable life and social skills? Do you like the sound of preparing a young person to live independently on turning 18 years old?

Eclipse Properties, provides supported tenancies for young people of 16-18 years of age and is seeking Youth Support Workers to join their team. Due to the nature of the role, personal care and hygiene routines will be required and all applicants must have an up to date Enhanced DBS. The role is based in various locations in and around Wolverhampton and you will involve managing a case load of at least 10 young people. There is a competitive rate of £23.920 Per Annum (pro-rata for part-time) (QUALIFIED ONLY). There is also a pension scheme and a company laptop and mobile phone will be provided. A company vehicle is also available and candidates must have a full, clean, UK driving licence and be able to drive a manual car. Training for higher qualifications is also supported after the  first 12 months of employment.

Please only apply if you possess:

• NVQ (QCF) Level 3 (or above) in Health & Social Care
• Minimum of 12 months experience working with vulnerable young people
• A current DBS check (company will apply for chosen candidate)
• Full clean, UK driving license. Have been driving for two years and can drive a manual car.
• IT literacy – MS Office
• Excellent communication, organisation and report writing skills
• A flexible, empathic and supportive attitude
• The ability to work well in a team as well as autonomously
• Previous experience and training in safe-guarding, child protection and risk assessments are beneficial.

 This is a great opportunity for an experienced Support Worker, Care Worker, Youth Worker or Health & Social Care worker to join a well-established company that is dedicated to providing high quality services to local young people who are vulnerable and require additional support to enable independent living. Please apply now to avoid disappointment.

How to Apply

Go to website: www.eclipseproperties.org/eclipse-careers and complete a job application. Alternatively send your CV to recruitment@eclipseproperties.org

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.