Support Worker - Children & Young People (Part Time)

Posted 5 February by Webrecruit

Support Worker - Children & Young People (Part Time)
Bridgend (office/field based, with travel to events)

Are you seeking a challenging, yet highly rewarding new role as a Support Worker? Looking for the opportunity to make a real difference to children and young people and act as an advocate for their rights? If so, read on.

The Organisation:

Our client is recruiting on behalf of a pioneering charity that is dedicated to ending domestic violence and abuse. They are now looking for a Support Worker to join their team on a part time basis.

The Benefits:

- Salary of £18,000 pro rata
- 25 days’ holiday pro rata plus bank holidays
- A collaborative, welcoming and forward-thinking environment
- Free on-site parking
- 6% non-contributory pension

In this key role, you will act as a positive influence for vulnerable children and young people and enable them to reach their full potential.

You’ll work alongside a welcoming and committed team who are always seeking new ways to innovate and provide an outstanding service to those affected by domestic abuse.

The Role:

As a Support Worker, you will deliver specialist support to children and young people using the charity’s services.

Supporting the delivery of the Early Family Intervention Programme, you will:

- Provide practical, emotional and administrative support to ensure that service user’s needs are met
- Organise activities and play sessions
- Help to ensure that children and young people have access to their parents for contact when it is safe to do so
- Plan events, such as summer trips and holiday play schemes
- Work with external agencies to deliver a high quality support service
- Liaise with Social Workers

About You:

To join this passionate team, you will need:

- Experience of working with vulnerable families
- Previous experience of supporting children and young people aged up to 21
- Excellent IT skills
- A qualification in Childcare, such as an NVQ Level 3 or NNEB qualification
- At a minimum, two A-Levels (or equivalent) and GCSEs in Maths and English (or equivalent)
- A full, clean driving licence and access to your own vehicle
- Great communication skills

Ideally, you’ll be willing to drive a minibus as part of your role, but this isn’t essential. Fluency in Welsh, in addition to English, would also be a benefit, as would an NVQ Level 3 qualification in a relevant field.

Other organisations may call this role Support Worker, Social Worker, Children’s Support Worker, Social Care Worker, Social Care Co-ordinator or Family Support Worker.

This is a part time role, working 21 hours per week between the hours of 8:00 - 20:00. Some weekend work may be required. You will also be required to take part in an on-call rota.

Please note, the successful candidate will be required to undergo an advanced DBS check, which will be arranged by the employer/our client.

Webrecruit and our clients are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applications for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you are seeking a rewarding role as a Support Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Reference: 34393523

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