Youth Worker / Support Workers x 2

Do you have experience as a support worker, case worker, key worker or youth worker?

 

Acting on behalf of the UK’s leading charities in its field, we’re recruiting for 2 Youth Support Workers to provide a wide range of information, advice and support services to young people across the Bristol & South Gloucestershire areas – helping to improve their health, well-being and safeguard the interests of those who need support.

 

Duties to include:

  • Ensure that young service users are identified, have access to appropriate support and fulfil their potential.

  • Providing individual tailored 1:1 support, and advocacy

  • Taking a ‘whole family approach to delivering high-quality, effective and well-managed casework

  • Responding to referrals and carrying out statutory assessments,

  • Produce and maintain individual support plans for all young carers on caseload

  • Liaising with schools to raise awareness of young carers and work closely with staff in supporting young carers on caseload.

 

This is a super role within the charity which will inevitably lead to the successful candidate developing their career within the sector.

 

We see this as an ideal role for an experienced Engagement Worker / Outreach Worker / Community Worker / Support Worker / Mental Health Worker / Youth Worker/ Keyworker / Counsellor / Caseworker or other experienced person providing youth services in a charity, community, social care or health setting.

 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Professional qualification in Youth, Health or Social Care

  • Working experience (two years minimum) front line in children and family support, including community-based work.

  • Experience managing a case load, whole family assessments and prioritising urgent referrals.

  • Experience working with groups of children and young people

  • Working holistically, finding creative solutions with a multi-agency approach

  • Driving licence with access to a vehicle

  • Ability to work regular evenings/occasional weekends

 

To apply and/or for further information, please email a copy of your up to date CV in the first instance.

Job Location

Full Time - Bristol

Part Time - Bristol & South Gloucestershire

Salary

£23,354 - £25,903 on experience (pro rata for part time)

Hours

Full Time or Part Time

Contract

Permanent

Closing Date

ASAP

Job Reference

WR-YWB

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