Youth Support Worker (Mat Cover)

Paid role

Youth Support Worker (Mat Cover)

Hope Support Services is looking for a talented, passionate individual to join our service delivery team as maternity cover for a full time (40 hours per week) Youth Support Worker.

Purpose: To deliver support services to children, including one-to-ones and group work. To work as part of a team and in partnership with other professionals and agencies.
Commitment: Full time 40 hours per week to include some evening and weekend work

Role and responsibilities

  • Provide one-to-one support for children and young people in a variety of environments, including at
    school, in the hospice, hospital, at home, in the community or via online video, audio or messaging.
  • Onboard new referrals, assess their needs and develop an action plan
  • Supervise peer-to-peer support groups
  • Contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of the service and provide written reports of all the work
    undertaken as required
  • Promote service user involvement and facilitate service user feedback
  • Implement and follow Hope’s safeguarding policy and procedures for children and vulnerable adults
  • Liaise with schools, colleges and other organisations
  • Deliver presentations in person and online to promote the work of Hope
  • Work with other members of the service delivery team to share good practice, attend team meetings
    and contribute to the development of Hope
  • Record keeping, ensuring client notes are accurate
  • Attend regular supervision
  • Observe safe working practices at all times and follow all of Hope’s policies and procedures
  • Support the delivery of the youth volunteer leadership programme (Y-Team)
  • Organise and oversee administration for all sessions, groups and activities

Things we're looking for

  • Qualifications in subjects relevant to the support of children
  • Understanding of the needs of children & young people who have a loved one who is seriously ill,
    particularly pertaining to pre-bereavement and bereavement.
  • Current knowledge of child protection/safeguarding issues

Youth Support Worker (Mat Cover)

Salary details: 22,700
Location: Herefordshire, UK



Hope Support Services
Overross House
Ross Park
Ross-On-Wye
Herefordshire
HR9 7US

How to apply

To apply, please download the application pack here: download the pack. Once you've had a look through and you feel ready, then come back to this page and use the form below to send in your application!.