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Support Worker for Young People & Adults. Job in London FOX8 Jobs

£12.00 to £12.50 Per Hour
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
In this position, you will be expected to; - Hold a caseload of key clients and conduct regular key working sessions resulting in agreed SMART Support Plans - Interview and assess referrals to the scheme to ensure the criteria is met and young people are suitable - Work closely with the council's housing and social services to help assess the needs of the young people, in order to identify appropriate next stage accommodation - Produce comprehensive and high quality risk assessments and risk management plans - Ensure that safeguarding and addressing the immediate needs of the young person are paramount to service delivery - Support young people to identify opportunities for move-on to appropriate shared or self contained accommodation and make appropriate referrals/enquiries as necessary working with the council's supported housing referrals team, housing options and solutions and Children's services - Work with mediation or other social workers to enable young people to move back home if appropriate - Support young people that are ready to move into work, education or training by assisting them to access suitable courses or placements - Work with young people to maximise benefit entitlements To apply for this role, you must have; - Experience holding a caseload and completing needs and risk assessments - Experience of working with at-risk young adults in a residential setting and ability to demonstrate through practice how 'Every Child Matters' relates to the young people living in our accommodation. - Experience of applying effective ways of working with young people, in particular young people with mental health & attachment needs including emerging personality disorder & significant self harm. - Experience of working in a recovery focused way and an understanding of the principles related to risk & needs assessment, planning, goal setting, and reviewing with young people. - Experience of working with young people to develop life skills and support their involvement in meaningful activity - Knowledge of welfare benefits for under 21's, rents and service charges If you have relevant experience, available for immidate start, have an enhanced DBS and can provide referencing, APPLY NOW
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  • Job Reference: 702848672-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Corus Consultancy
    Corus Consultancy
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £12.00 to £12.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Temporary