Do you hold a Youth work, Housing or Children’s Residential NVQ level 2 or equivalent appropriate qualification?
Do you have experience of supporting socially disadvantaged and vulnerable people? Do you have experience of working with young people? Do you have experience and/or willingness to work with individuals who may demonstrate challenging behaviour?
Do you have the ability to develop and influence others? Do you have a good understanding of child protection, risk assessments and safeguarding around legislation? Do you have strong communication skills?
Do you have commitment to equality and diversity? Do you have a strong understanding of how to work within professional boundaries? Do you have willingness to work in cooperation with team members and to work flexibly in the role?
If so, the Support Worker – Young People role may be the role for you.
Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.
We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.
We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.
About the job
Changing Lives is a Charity supporting young people to develop independent lives. The project is a 24 hour supported accommodation service based in Gateshead and we are looking for an enthusiastic Support Worker to join an already exciting enthusiastic professional team. We support young people aged 16-25 to become flourishing people and to overcome the interconnected problems that lead them into accessing our services.
Apply for the job
Want to know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description and application form at https://www.changing-lives.org.uk/careers/vacancies/
We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.
- Address Eslington, Gateshead
- Salary Offer £18,825 per annum