Children & Young People Support Worker

Children & Young People Support Worker

37.5 hrs per week
Salary scale £19,742 -£24,472
Based in Prescot but covering Liverpool City and Knowsley Borough

Serving the Liverpool City Region, The Whitechapel Centre’s mission is to prevent and resolve homelessness, social exclusion and housing poverty by providing practical, realistic, tailored support so that each person can find a route out of homelessness, maintain a home and achieve their individual potential.

We have just been awarded funding from Children in Need for an exciting new post which will address some of the real disadvantages experienced by children and young people experiencing homelessness such as low self-esteem, anxiety and mental health problems, instability and unmet educational needs.

This post has been funded for 3 years in the first instance.

We are looking for an exceptional support worker who has a minimum of two years’ experience delivering effective services to children, young people or families and a first class understanding of local education, health, housing and voluntary services.  You will need to be highly organised with the confidence to work well in a multi-agency setting and to use your own initiative to make informed and effective decisions.

A full job description and person specification is available upon request.

To register your interest in the advertised post please contact Sandy.Clarke@whitechapelcentre.co.uk or call 0151 207 8621 to ask for an application pack.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Monday 5 September 2016.

All Whitechapel posts are subject to an Enhanced level check by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

The Whitechapel Centre.  Committed to addressing discrimination and promoting equality and diversity in the provision of services and employment.

Registered Charity No 1013060

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