Youth Support Worker

  • Job Reference: KHP/7002890
  • Date Posted: 20 November 2020
  • Recruiter: Midlands
  • Location: Derby, Derbyshire, England
  • Salary: £9.77 to £11.34 Per Hour
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

VACANCY – Young Persons Support Worker

Location:         Derby

Length:            3 months Ongoing 

Hours:             30 hours per week (some unsocial hours may be required)

Pay:                 £9.77 per hour inclusive of holiday pay (Sleep in’s will also be required at a fixed rate to be discussed)

Venn Group is currently recruiting for a youth support worker to work in a 24/7 service in Derby. Previous experience in a supportive role is essential to be considered for this post.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • To provide practical and emotional support to young people leaving the care system
  • To monitor the young persons’ progress throughout their residency
  • To empower young people to make informed decisions regarding their educational and professional future
  • To signpost individuals onto outside support services
  • To maintain accurate and relevant information on young persons in the designated caseload and to provide monthly reports to the social worker/Local Authority
  • To undertake home visits also to families if appropriate
  • To assist social workers with specific tasks in relation to their case work/care plan e.g. attending court, supervising contact between young person and family
  • To regularly advise the Manager/Supervisor of SAS of developments and changes in the cases and according to need

Essential experience/requirements:

  • Full UK drivers’ license and access to own vehicle
  • Enhanced DBS

To discuss this opportunity further, please contact Kimberleigh Parsons on 0121 616 0660, or alternatively email with an up-to-date copy of your CV as soon as possible.

Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 48 hours please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.