Support Worker Level 1 (Fixed Term)

Ypeople
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  • Contact: Recruitment
  • Reference: SWL1

Support Worker Level 1 (Multiple vacancies)
Highland Throughcare and Aftercare, Fort William
Working Hours: 28 hours plus 2.33 sleep-ins per week on average
Salary: £13,848-£15,363 plus sleep-in payment of £9,214 per annum
Contract: Fixed-term until 1 June 2020
Closing Date: 5 pm on Wednesday 1 May 2019
Interviews: Week beginning 6th May


Ypeople has over 200 staff and volunteers, and supports hundreds of people every day in our homelessness, young people’s wellbeing and out of school care services.

Due to service expansion, Ypeople is looking to recruit Level 1 Support Workers

to provide a high-quality support service for care-experienced young people

transitioning into permanent or other suitable long-term accommodation.

 

How you will make a difference:

  • Arranging and facilitating key work meeting to develop and review support plans
  • Developing life skills with service users
  • Planning, implementing and developing workshops or programme activities with service users
     

How we will support you:

  • Competitive salary, company pension, childcare vouchers, life assurance
  • Generous annual leave entitlement (6 weeks in the first year rising to 8 weeks from the second)
  • Excellent development opportunities (access to varied training and qualifications)
     

Please send completed application forms to 

What you will bring:

  • Personal values aligned with Ypeople’s core values
  • SVQ level 3 in Social Care or equivalent (or willing to work towards)
  • Understanding of relevant legislation and policies relating to housing and social care
  • Awareness of issues surrounding young people transitioning from care into independant tenancies

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