Overview

Senior Youth Support Worker Full Time 36 hours per week
Sleep-ins form part of your role and offer an additional £50 per sleep in

Who are Linx 16 Plus?

Linx 16 plus is supported accommodation for young people between 16-18 years. We are newly registered with Ofsted and we are excited and passionate to offer supported accommodation to some of the most vulnerable young people in the UK.

What is the role?

As a Senior Youth Support Worker you will have previous experience of supporting young people in the UK and be aware of some of the local resources that may be of benefit to our young people. In this Senior role you will also be responsible for supporting other staff using your experience to assist and guide them. You will support each young person and be the advocate to encourage the normal development of young people through providing a consistent caring adult role model. This could include;

  • Supporting them through the challenges of independence
  • Be emotionally available to listen to young people’s views and feelings
  • Promote and build positive relationships in a nurturing environment
  • Have fun and enjoy spending time with our young people
  • Plan and engage shared time within the home for the team and our young people
  • Create an environment that our young people deserve to be a part of
  • Creating opportunities for the young people to grow and thrive within the home

What does our rota look like?

Each shift, 8am to 11pm – Sleep ins are 11pm to 8am
3 week rolling rota. (One day on, Two days off)
Week 1 30 hrs = 2 days working & 2 sleeps
Week 2 30 hrs = 2 days working & 2 sleeps
Week 3 45 hrs = 3 days working & 3 sleeps

Rewards and Benefits

  • £500 Welcome Bonus*
  • £1000 Refer A Friend scheme*
  • Dedicated learning and development programmes
  • Free DBS check
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Supportive and welcoming team
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • Employee recognition schemes
  • CareTech Foundation- Opportunity to apply for family & friend’s grants
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Robust induction programme bespoke to you and your learning style

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and Regulated Activity, which will include a check against the barred children’s list.

Unfortunately we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role.

Due to the amount of applications we receive, we may not be able to respond directly in some cases. If you have not heard back within 14 days please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

*T&C’s Apply

Senior Youth Support Worker [SYS-10784

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