Support Worker - Grantham

Posted 4 April by Nacro

SUPPORT WORKER

Job type – Full Time, Permanent
Salary – £20,502 + Benefits
Hours – 35 hours per week (+ 5 hours paid lunch) – On a rolling rota working between 8am and 11pm including weekends
Location – Grantham

Our services in Grantham have bespoke working arrangements that support young people from the age of 16 who are homeless or are threatened with homelessness. The services are staffed on a 24 hour basis, 7 days per week. Located in the centre of Grantham, young people and young parents are supported on a needs led basis.

Who we are looking for?

We are searching for creative, vibrant, innovative and highly motivated individuals with a strong desire to make a difference to the lives of young people in an exciting but challenging environment. You will need excellent interpersonal skills mixed with a good understanding of issues young people face. The role will involve planning and delivering support to a group of young people with complex needs that has a direct impact on the lives of each young person. Previous experience of working in a similar role is essential.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Offering advice, guidance and practical support to young people to help them work towards their goals in life.
  • Offering advice with regards to having their own accommodation, training, education, employment or being a good parent.
  • Responding to young people's needs and offering holistic support.

At Nacro we believe in Young People. The purpose of these services are to transform the lives of Lincolnshire’s most vulnerable young people and our vision is to ensure every young person in our services are given the support they need to have a chance at a brighter future.

You will be able to work flexible shift patterns, which will include weekend and late evening duties.

A DBS check will be required for this role.

A full driving licence and own vehicle is desirable.

For a full job description please click here.

For a full person specification please click here.

For details of Nacro’s excellent benefits including 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) please click here

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Reference: 34823100

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