Accommodation Support Worker Sessional
Based at our supported accommodation service, you will provide support to young people leaving local authority care. You will assist in the development of support plans with young people to promote independent living skills needed to sustain a tenancy.
It is essential you have SVQ Level 3 and HNC in Social Care or an equivalent qualification at level 6 (SQF) or above.
You must have experience of working with vulnerable young people with complex needs and have an understanding of the complex issues and barriers faced by young care leavers in the transition to living independently. You will have the ability to build positive relationships with difficult to engage young people and have an understanding of social care values and be able to work as part of a team. You will assist young people to develop independent living skills make positive changes to their lives and also employ a consistent approach in the provision of support. You will also be enthusiastic and motivated, organised and reliable with the ability to communicate effectively.
In depth understanding of The Promise, ability to develop, implement and review support plans and ability to manage own case load is essential.
You must have a flexible approach to working shifts, which include late, weekends and night shifts as required.
A current full driving licence is also desirable.
If successful, you will be required to become a PVG Scheme Member. If you would like further information in relation to the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme, please visit www.disclosurescotland.co.uk.
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