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Community Youth Support Worker Yorkshire Recruitment Days
Salary from £17,236.40 to £18,990 full time with extra earning potential of up to £8k. Part time contracts available.
"Calling all the heros!" Are you ready for a career that is both rewarding, varied and challenging with excellent training and development?
We are holding a number of recruitment days in Yorkshire so come along and find out more about the Keys Group and what we do and the exciting opportunities we have for Community Youth workers in your area to support Young People aged 16-21 years who are leaving care, living in the community within their own accommodation.
We will be hosting one event per week from 10am-1pm with light refreshments provided on the following dates:
Tuesday 11th September Castleford Jobcentre
Wednesday 19th September Hemsworth Jobcentre
Wednesday 26th September Pontefract Jobcentre
Wednesday 3rd October Wakefield Jobcentre
To be responsible for ensuring that the needs of young people are met, that you guide them towards the achievement of positive independent living skills
To work in partnership with Local Authorities and external agencies i.e. Connexions, CAMHS etc, to ensure the young person’s needs are being met and a high level of service is being delivered.
Develop good relationships with local communities to promote the inclusion of young people and opportunities for work, training and education.
To engage a young person and build a sound working relationship
To provide support, guidance and advice to young people in all areas of daily life, this includes budgeting, health, careers, education, managing accommodation maintenance and safety, amongst many more areas. * No personal care is required.*
To encourage independence and self-care skills
To take part in an on call on a rota basis and be prepared to travel;
To carry out sleeps as when required;
Full paid training and induction with our qualified and experienced instructors
Extra pay for sleep-ins
career progression and development
Skills and experience:
NVQ II/III, Certificate/Degree/HND Youth Work, Any other qualifications directed to work with Children and Young People - desirable
Direct work with young people who are looked after, at risk, or in challenging circumstances - essential
Engaging young people and forming professional relationships
Budgeting, cooking, cleaning and support in self care skills
To be positive and enthusiastic to enable young people to reach their potential - essential
To have a flexible work approach and to undertake duties in the evenings and weekends in different locations as and when required - essential
Be able to do sleep in when required - 1-3 a week - essential
To hold a current Driving Licence and have access to the use of a car which is insured for business purposes - essential
To have a current DBS or allow one to be undertaken - essential
The Keys group is one of the largest and well established childcare companies in the UK. The Keys ethos “every child matters” is at the centre of the care given to our children, the Keys group continue to strive for positive outcomes for our children to ensure their lives are happy and productive. You could be part of our growing company helping children achieve their full potential and go on to lead fulfilling lives.
Please note that due to high numbers of applications if you do not receive a response from us within 2 weeks then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful this time.
The Keys Group is an equal opportunities employer.
So if you are a qualified experienced individual looking for to kick start your new career and wish to explore our many opportunities or enquire about our recruitment days then please apply now or call us in confidence on 0151 317 6081.