Job role: Care and Support Worker.
Job sector: Healthcare.
Job Type: Full-time.
Country: United Kingdom.
Salary: £24,000 per year.
- 28 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part-time) per year.
- 2 volunteering days per year for things like helping out in local communities.
- An additional ‘Beliefs day’ once a year to have an extra day off.
- Enhanced pension with matched contributions of up to 9%.
- Life assurance covers 3 x your salary.
- Health cash plan scheme for your everyday healthcare needs which you can add your family members to.
- Tenancy deposit – interest-free loan to help with rental deposits.
- Access to extensive learning and training opportunities with the Wisebox platform.
- Colleague virtual social platform with our workplace pages where you can keep up to date with the organizational activity and link in with colleagues.
- Career progression across the organization with our mentoring program and apprenticeships.
- We are committed to the well-being of our colleagues and support this as an organisation.
About the Job.
Exciting Opportunity: Lambeth Young Persons Service – Care and Support Worker
Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young people aged 18-25? If so, Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH) has opened a new service within Lambeth, and we are looking for individuals with a proven record of engaging positively with vulnerable young people.
Our service provides housing-related support and interventions to 9 young people facing a range of challenges, including those leaving local authority care, experiencing homelessness, or living in inadequate accommodation. The aim is to offer ‘step up’ or ‘step down’ support from other accommodations as needed, with a strong focus on providing safe, accommodation-based housing support to promote maximum independence.
- Engage positively with young people aged 18-25, understanding and addressing their unique needs.
- Provide support services to individuals in shared accommodation, ensuring their safety and well-being.
- Support residents in transitioning from other supported accommodations, as appropriate.
- Prioritize the promotion of maximum independence for each individual.
- Previous Experience: Proven experience in supporting young people aged 18-25 is essential.
- Understanding of Diversity: Demonstrate an understanding of what good support looks like, considering age, gender, disability, race, religion, and sexuality.
- Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential for supporting customers with relevant paperwork.
- Passion for Excellence: A genuine passion for providing excellent support, along with a commitment to continuous improvement.