Support Worker Level 1


  • Contact: Conor Kelly-Mitchell
  • Reference: SWL1FEB19

Support Worker Level 1
Highland Throughcare and Aftercare, Holm School House
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
Closing Date: 5pm on Monday 25 February 2019

Do you share our commitment to supporting positive change in people’s lives?

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 Worker 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)

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 homelessness and issues affecting young people

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