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Community Youth Worker in Taunton

Posted 8 March by Prospero Teaching Easy Apply Ended
Prospero Health and Social Care are looking for a permanent-fulltime Community Youth Worker to work with Young People aged 16 plus who are working towards Independent Living in Taunton.

This is a well established organisation committed to safeguarding and offering training and support.

Main responsibilities:

- 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, this includes budgeting, health, careers, education, relationships and managing accommodation.
- To take part in an on call on a rota basis
- To undertake sleeps on shift on a weekly basis as and when required.
- Complete records of visits, phone calls and meetings with young people.

The ideal candidate will be:

- Resilient, caring and have a passion in providing a high level of quality support to Young People.
- Understanding about the issues young people can face on a daily basis.
- A person that is able to form, develop and sustain relationships with young people.
- Positive and enthusiastic.


- Relevant qualifications working with Children and Young People
- To have worked in a team as well as able to work independently.
- To hold a current Driving Licence and have access to a car.

If you think you are the candidate for the role please apply or contact Rosie or Lily from Prospero Health and Social Care Recruitment.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Required skills

  • Independent Living
  • support worker
  • community
  • youth worker
  • relationship building
  • life skills

Reference: 34636063

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