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Support Worker (with Caseload)
Young People | Croydon CR0 |£12.15 per hour | 6+ months | Job Ref: BD7023 | Posted: 10/03/2020

Central are currently recruiting for a Support Worker to work in the Croydon area. In this role, the successful candidate would be based in a service which provides hostel accommodation to support 44 young people with the aim to move them on to independent living.

The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working across Monday-Sunday on a rota basis covering early and late shifts between 7AM - 3PM or 2PM - 10PM. Cover is required until the end of November 2020. The pay rate for this role is £12.15 per hour, totalling £13.62 inclusive of holiday pay.

In this position, you will hold a maximum caseload of 8 clients, and support and empower customers to increase their life skills, self-management and confidence to successfully sustain independent living. You will engage with and empower them to:

- Identify their strengths as part of our asset-based approach and identify their needs, opportunities, rights and responsibilities
- Plan what they want to achieve and take appropriate action
- Take part in activities and opportunities that generate aspiration and confidence

To apply for this role, you must have experience of supporting vulnerable young people to achieve independent living, an understanding of why people become homeless and the needs and challenges they face and knowledge of safeguarding issues and how they apply in day to day work.

Candidates must confirm their interest prior to the shortlisting date of 16th March 2020 with interviews scheduled to take place on the 20th March 2020, and the appointed candidate expected to start immediately once appointed.

How to apply:

If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like to apply for this post, please either forward your CV for consideration to work@centralcare.co.uk or upload it below.

*Please note the above outlined experience is the 'minimum' first stage criteria for this role, we will therefore be unable to consider your application unless you are able to demonstrate a relevant work history in line with this position.

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