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Youth Support Worker

Employer
Hightown Housing Association Limited
Location
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary
£13,257 pa
Closing date
20 Dec 2021

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Function
Community and Customer Services, Care and support
Seniority
Assistant / coordinator
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Details

Youth Support Worker - Young People`s Housing Service - £13,257 (pro rata for part time hours) 22.5 hrs

At Hightown, we`re a housing charity that builds homes and supports people. In Hemel Hempstead we provide high-quality care and support to young people aged 16 and 24 who are homeless and young mothers and their babies to support them to move on as part of our YPHS service.

We looking for some great new Youth Support Workers to join our team who have the right values, behaviours and attitudes to be the difference.

Who we are looking for

We`re keen to recruit individuals who care regardless of qualifications or experience. We care more about you sharing and demonstrating our values, which are:

  • Putting our residents and service users first
  • Treating people with respect, promoting independence and choice
  • Developing passionate and committed teams
  • Being cost effective without compromising standards or safety

If you share our values, we`d love you to work for us.

If you`re someone who is able to recognise the wishes and needs of vulnerable young people, responds well in a crisis and can work independently, we will give you all the training and support you need to do the role including a qualification in health and social care if you don`t already have one.

About the role

You`ll be empowering young people to lead independent and fulfilling lives with the support of a network of staff, social workers and local authority partners. You`ll use a positive approach to support them to develop independent living skills such as cooking, cleaning and budgeting so they can move into their own accommodation. You will also enable them to access work and educational opportunities and healthcare services. It will be a challenging but rewarding role where you can really be the difference to a vulnerable young persons` life.

We provide a 24 hour service so you must be able to work shifts as part of a rota system which will include weekend and bank holiday working as well as sleep-ins. You must also have a drivers licence and access to a vehicle.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you or you want to have an informal chat, please contact us on 01442 292309 or recruitment@hightownha.org.uk

The Benefits

In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer a benefits package which includes:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days per year ( pro rata for part time), including statutory bank holidays, rising to 35 days with service
  • £13,257 per annum
  • Regular support from your line manager and colleagues
  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance
  • Monthly attendance bonus on top of your basic salary
  • Annual salary and cost of living review
  • Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing
  • Ongoing professional development and support to deliver outstanding support
  • Workplace pension scheme and life assurance of three times your annual salary
  • Refer-a-friend scheme: Earn a £130 bonus for each friend you refer to work for us
  • Access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for use at work
  • Access to COVID-19 vaccinations
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Employee assistance helpline
  • Mileage paid for car usage
  • Fully paid DBS

How to Apply

To apply for the position of Youth Support Worker please complete an online application form.

Please see below for a copy of the Assistant Support Worker and Support Worker job description.

Closing date: 20th December 2021

Hightown is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Successful candidates will need to have a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, together with any other relevant recruitment checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Company

Hightown is a charitable housing association transforming thousands of lives every year.

We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services for a wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.

We are a charitable association aiming to help people who cannot afford to buy or rent housing at market values. 
  
We currently manage over 7,000 homes (principally in Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire) and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff. We have an annual turnover of £90 million and a development programme that will deliver around 450 new affordable homes each year.

Mission 

Building homes. Supporting people.

Values

  • Put residents and service users first.
  • Treat people with respect
  • Be cost effective
  • Don't compromise standards or safety
  • Develop passionate and committed teams

Culture

Hightown’s aim is to provide as many homes as we can at below market rates and a wide range of housing and support for people who are vulnerable and/or disabled. Hightown’s history over more than 50 years shows our continuing focus on our strong social purpose.

We are rated highly for financial and operational performance; and have a high grading from the Regulator of Social Housing.
Hightown is committed to retaining its distinctiveness and its reputation for making projects happen which demonstrate Hightown’s values and contribution to society.

We believe that, by developing decent homes and supporting individuals to live with confidence, independence and choice, our work delivers a tangible positive impact for local communities

Please see our vacancies below:

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
01442 292309
Location
Hightown House
Maylands Avenue
Hemel Hempstead
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP2 4XH
United Kingdom
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