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Support Co-ordinator

Posted 19 September by Build Recruitment Limited Ended

Person Specification

Support Co-ordinator

Essential Experience

  • At least one year’s professional experience of working with Young People.


OR

  • At least three years experience of providing care and/or support services within another social care setting.

Main skills and abilities

  • Able to work on own initiative.
  • Be Creative, vibrant and innovative in approach.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work as an integral member of a team.
  • Ability to work shifts.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain constructive relationships with a wide range of people including providers in external agencies.
  • Must demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must have ability to maintain accurate client records.
  • Must be able to respond flexibly to the needs of clients.

Must be able to demonstrate the following values;

  • Recognise and value all aspects of diversity.
  • A commitment to involving and empowering Young People.
  • Promotion of equality of opportunity for people who have experienced oppression and disadvantage in their life opportunities.
  • A personal commitment to equality and inclusion.

Essential Knowledge and qualification

  • Must have a sound understanding of the support needs of Young People who typically use our services.
  • Level 2 understanding of computers, word processing and updating computer databases.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of issues surrounding alcohol and substance misuse and complex needs.
  • Knowledge of the welfare benefits system.
  • Knowledge and understanding of housing provision.
  • Knowledge and understanding of external partner agencies which work with young people.

Reference: 33343322

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