Do you have – a non-judgemental approach to working with young people – a proven and positive outlook towards work as an individual or as part of a team – experience of working with young people – varied life skills and outside interests – youth sector or supported housing related experience.
If so, and you would like to join our small and friendly team, we would like to hear from you.
The support worker has the passion and motivation for helping disadvantaged young people to make positive and lasting changes to their lives. As a support worker you will provide a consistent support service to the residents of the Amber Foundation, primarily during the evening and night time hours and at weekends. Your role will involve the assessment, support and risk management of the residents as part of a small and dedicated staff team. Together you will really make a difference, empowering our clients to develop the independent living skills they need to successfully move on with a positive future.
We can offer a variety of shifts and flexible working patterns on a contracted or casual basis including weekends, day shifts, sleep in shift or waking nights.
Amber works with young people in crisis - homeless and unemployed, often with a history of substance misuse, mental health or crime. Offering 24/7 residential support, we aim to inspire, to educate, to motivate and - most importantly - to make possible. To offer everything under one roof that marginalised young people need to rediscover their potential and move forward with their lives.
Accepted degree subjects
£8.74 per hour
20 days holiday plus one additional day for each years service to a maximum of five, plus eight bank holidays, company pension plus health assurance plan
Dorking · Horsham
Contract and working hours
Permanent · Part-time
How to apply
Number of vacancies: Two-four
All positions at the Amber Foundation are subject to receiving a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and references.
The safe recruitment of staff in Amber is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our care. Amber is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people in its care. As an employer, Amber expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The Amber Foundation is an equal opportunities employer.
Closing date: 19/12/2017
This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 19/12/2017