| Progression Coach
Young People | SE7 |£11.50 per hour | 2-3 months | Job Ref: BD6246 | Posted: 13/09/2018
Central is currently recruiting for a Progression Coach, to work in the Charlton area. The service provides supported accommodation to 28 young people who are homeless or care leavers, ensuring that the residents are able to sustain their tenancies, and participate in positive and successful move on.
The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working across Monday - Sunday, on a rota basis, covering a mixture of early, mid and late shifts across the service's hours of 7:30AM - 8:30PM. Cover is required for 3 months initially, with a possibility of extension. The pay rate for this role is £11.50 per hour.
In this position, you will work as part of a team delivering an assessment, support and move on service to vulnerable clients in supported or community based accommodation. You will carry a caseload of clients for whom you will be the named key worker, and you will also take joint responsibility with your team members for the wellbeing and day to day support of all clients in the services
You will lead on risk and needs assessment and support planning for your key clients and contribute to ongoing needs and risk assessment of other clients in the service, develop and implement SMART outcomes based support plans for your key clients, and deliver one-to one and group support opportunities within their accommodation and in the local community aimed at increasing resilience in the clients we work with.
To apply for this role, you must have experience of working with young people who are homeless or care leavers, and understanding of the needs of people who have experienced homelessness, poor mental health and substance use. You should have a strong knowledge and understanding of risk assessments and support planning, and have experience of carrying a caseload.
Candidates must confirm their interest as soon as possible, with interviews scheduled for the week commencing 10th September, and the appointed candidate expected to start as soon as possible thereafter.