Youth Support Worker

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Just ONE is seeking a Youth Support Worker in Liverpool to effectively deliver semi-independent living support to vulnerable young people aged 16-25. The Youth support worker will work with young people to promote and develop essential life skills to support their transition into independent living.

Just ONE is a Health and Social Care Company looking for flexible, enthusiastic, compassionate and caring people to provide up to 24 hours support to vulnerable young people aged 16-25.

What you’ll get in return:

  • Full Time Contract – over £30,000 per annum based on 48hr  with 2 sleeps and additional 12hr shift a week
  • 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) based on 5 day working week
  • Permanent contracts; Part/Full time.
  • Discounts on 1000’s of retailers, food and drink and holiday companies
  • Full training given with CPD accredited certificates QCF’s available
  • Career progression within the company
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

Main responsibilities include:

  • Monitor the health and safety of the young person and the property
  • Monitor the young person’s ability to engage with everyday living and develop skills where necessary
  • Establish good relationships with the young people
  • Promote professional boundaries between employee and young people
  • Escalate concerns including safeguarding regarding young people’s welfare to Head Office
  • Encourage young people to access education, training, employment and any other activities supporting any application or enrolment process
  • Complete daily notes regarding each young person’s progress
  • Attend regular support & supervisions

Essential Skills:

  • Welcome applicants without experience who are willing to gain further qualification and broaden their knowledge
  • Will be expected to work; Days, Waking Nights, Overnights and weekends as required, plus a minimum of 1 sleep in per week

Desirable Skills:

  • 12 months experience working with young people- can be volunteer or personal experiences
  • Ability to prioritise actions to achieve goals set
  • Have a NVQ L3 in working with children and young people or relevant qualification (if not, willing to sign up for one with the company)
  • Effective communication skills
  • Willingness to travel