Scheme Manager, Support Workers and Night Supervisors
Fantastic full and part time opportunities available at our new short stay, young people Supported Living service near St. Albans
Scheme Manager, £25,800 per annum
Support Workers, £20,163 per annum
Night Supervisors, £8,456 per annum
Hightown is a charitable housing association operating in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire providing a wide range of housing and support services for families and single people including people with special needs.
About the Role
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who enjoy working with young people and seeing the difference their support can make to enable individuals to lead independent and fulfilling lives.
Working as part of a dedicated team you will support young asylum seekers and refugees. You will be responsible for managing a small and diverse caseload of young people providing targeted support to enable them to access educational opportunities, healthcare services; live well in their accommodation and develop independent living skills.
You will use your initiative and decision making skills on a regular basis, developing support plans and risk assessments to ensure that we are providing a service that meets each individual`s needs, supports their aspirations and maximises their independence.
We are looking for dynamic, flexible and committed individuals with a `can-do` attitude who are driven by the desire to make a difference. Ideally you will have experience in housing, social care or youth work and some knowledge and understanding of supporting young people through the asylum system, although this is not essential for all roles.
You will need to be able to work shifts as part of a rota system which will include weekend and bank holiday working. You must be able to work as part of a team to deliver an excellent service to the people we support and be flexible in your approach to work. You will have a commitment to equality and diversity and take a positive approach to supporting people.
In return you can enjoy a range of benefits including annual bonus based on satisfactory performance, 25 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays, workplace pension scheme, life assurance and comprehensive training and development
Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure (DBS).
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Philippa Gardner on 07584267006
For further details and to apply please visit our website https://www.hightownha.org.uk/careers/jobs/vacancySearch.php
Closing date: Sunday 25th February 2018
Shortlisting date: Monday 26th February 2018
Telephone screening interview date: Monday 26th February 2018
2nd stage interview date: Friday 2nd and Monday 5th March 2018
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