Support Worker - Children and Young People

Location Merthyr Tydfil
Discipline: Healthcare Assistants
Salary: Up to £21,507 per year pro-rata + enhancements
Contact name: Katie Bugg

Contact email: katie@sterlingcross.com
Job ref: AA/CF/11044/1
Published: 16 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Support Worker – Children and Young People

Up to £21,507 per year pro rata + enhancements

Merthyr Tydfil

AA/CF/11044/1

 

A leading Welsh charity is now looking for a kind and compassionate Support Worker to join the team in providing dedicated, person-centred support to local children and young people.

The Merthyr supported housing services provide focused support to children and young people with complex needs (such as mental health or substance misuse concerns) who have faced difficulties in finding sustainable accommodation, living independently, and/or developing their social skills and support network.

As a Support Worker with the charity, you will help local young people to make informed choices about their future, support them in developing independent living and thinking skills, and encourage inclusion in peer support and social development opportunities, so that they can move forward feeling safe, secure, and engaged in the community.

Types of Support Worker role available include:

  • Housing Support Mentor
  • Floating Support Worker
  • Support Worker and Driver
  • Support Worker

Each is apermanentposition for aSupport Workerworking with young people. Full-time or part-time hours are available. Enhanced pay rates will be offered for any evenings, sleep-ins, weekends, and bank holidays.

 

Person specification:

Previous experience as a Support Worker is preferable but not essential,however you must demonstrate a willingness to learn and develop.

 

Benefits:

  • Private pension
  • Full training and development opportunities
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata’d)
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Life assurance policy
  • Employee assistance services
  • Employee prize draws
  • Retail and leisure discount scheme