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Bucks & Beds Support Worker Sep 19

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England

£19k to £24k depending on experience

Permanent

19FIVE THINGS THAT ARE IMPORTANT TO US

  • Passion, Patience, Partnership, Persistence and Diligence

Key2 is a leading, dynamic and innovative housing and support project for young people leaving care. We blend the stability of the voluntary and statutory sectors with the speed, flexibility and dynamism of a private enterprise. We aim to provide a relaxed and fun approach where young people feel safe, valued and cared for.

We currently have over 110 staff and house and support over 300 young people in 21 teams across the UK.

  • About the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed support worker to join our project based in Bucks & Beds. This is a full-time post, 37.5 hours per week. There is a requirement to work flexibly as required including evening and weekend work and we operate an on-call rota for out of hours emergencies. (Please read the full job description for more detail).

Please note applicants are required to have a valid driving licence and permanent use of a suitable vehicle.

We will provide a full induction into the role and the service, with ongoing training.

  • About you

You will have empathy and understanding of the needs of young people leaving care, and the barriers they face. You like being around and working with young people. You can show us you have experience of or the ability to provide high quality support whilst managing challenging situations. You will be committed to the organisation's ethos and bring enthusiasm and willingness to practical tasks. You can demonstrate an ability to maintain appropriate and professional boundaries with service users at all times.

You should have basic IT skills, excellent interpersonal skills and understand the importance of working within equal opportunities, safeguarding and confidentiality guidelines. You are able to communicate on different levels both verbally and in writing. You should have good life skills and some DIY experience or knowledge.

  • About the pay and conditions:

Salary up to £24k dependent on experience

£900 Annual car allowance

37.5 Hours per week - permanent post

25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

Employer's pension

Employee Assistance Program

Closing Date: 30th September 2019

Interviews: 10th October 2019

Key2 is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all irrespective of their identity, background or protected characteristics, taking action to promote inclusion and avoid discrimination. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Key2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

  • Applying for the Post

Please apply using the Apply For This Job button. We will then email confirmation that we have received your application.

If you have any questions about the job, please email #########

Click here to download the Support Worker

We do not accept CVs and if you send them in they will not be considered as part of the application process.

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