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  1. Housing Support Worker

  2. Lead Youth Worker

  3. Sessional Youth Worker


Housing Support Worker - Young Asylum Seeker Team

Pay: £25,530 pa

35 hours per week – office hours but to include one late evening per week to 8pm

The main things you will be asked to do in this role:

• To reflect the charity values and ways of working in all of your work
• To support young people (16+) to live in a safe and independent manner
• To work with creativity in both one to one and group settings with young adults who are unaccompanied asylum seekers
• To maintain accurate, outcome focused records in line with expected data security/GDPR guidelines.
• To support the delivery of activities, workshops, trips etc
• To encourage young people and community members in all aspects of their activities, education, employment health and wellbeing
• To assist in the management of a small portfolio of properties, carrying out property checks in line with licence agreements, reporting problems, liaising with contractors
• To work professionally with other agencies, such as social services, health providers, Job Centre Plus etc
• To work as part of a team, actively contributing to regular team meetings, undertake training as required, and participate in one to one supervision sessions.
• To gain and maintain a good working knowledge of relevant legislation and policies to ensure the continued support of service users.
• To ensure that vulnerable people are protected through knowledge of Adult and Child Safeguarding Procedures.
• To have access to a (car or similar) during the working day and be prepared to use it to undertake support work.
• To work flexibly in line with required shift patterns, including bank holidays and to work occasional evening or weekend shifts.
• To provide over night and weekend telephone on call cover subject to a rota
• Undertake any other duties which are deemed to be within the spirit of the post and charity aims

Closing Date: Monday 10th June - 10am


Lead Youth Worker - Temporary

Pay £14.03 per hour

Temporary until the end of April 2025

Part time hours: Monday 5.30 - 8.30, Tuesday 5.30 - 8.30, (plus 2 hours management / preparation time per week to be worked as convenient)
(additional hours will be necessary for more concentrated planning, training etc) 8 -10 hours as agreed per week, plus additional hours for key events

Job Description/ Person Specification

Develop and implement educational and recreational activities for children and young people at of youth clubs on 2 evenings per week (Monday and Tuesday).
To plan youth club sessions to allow ensuring management of health and safety, safeguarding and risk
To direct the work of sessional and volunteer youth workers
Provide guidance and support, in a safe and nurturing environment
Foster positive relationships
Collaborate with other staff members to plan and coordinate programmes and events
Ensure the safety, safeguarding, and well-being of all young people in the program
- Experience working with children, preferably in a youth development or educational setting
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to effectively engage and connect with youth from diverse backgrounds
- Patience, empathy, and the ability to provide positive reinforcement
- Flexibility to adapt to changing needs and schedules


Sessional Youth Workers

We are looking to recruit entusiastic and responsible colleagues to assist in the delivery of our open access youth clubs (Monday and Tuesday) evenings, also for our school holiday programmes.

Experience working or volunteering with children /young people will be useful but is not essential

Most important is that you take delight in the company of young people aged 8 -16, and that you are skilled in engaging with them in an engaging and supportive way.

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We do not consider speculative applications, and only accept Cv's where this is specified for a single post

Enquiries can be directed to our reception - 0161 974 1300

Recruitment will follow our safer recruitment policy which requires a DBS check and references

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