Casual Support Worker

Supported Accommodation - Highland
Highland Aftercare, Inverness and Dingwall
Casual - Casual
Working hours: ad hoc
Closing date: Fri 2nd July 2021
Salary: £9.50 per hour

Do you share our commitment to supporting positive change in people’s lives?
Ypeople has over 200 staff and volunteers and supports hundreds of people every day in our homelessness, young people’s wellbeing services.

About the role

Highland Aftercare provides a high-quality support service for care-experienced young people transitioning into permanent or other suitable long-term accommodation.

We would love you to apply for this role if...

  • You are guided by the Ypeople values  and committed to creating an environment that promotes inclusiveness.
  • You are qualified to SVQ level 2 H&SC or SCQF equivalent (or willing to work towards)
  • You have an understanding of issues surrounding young people transitioning from care into adult housing support services and independent living
  • You have gained experience of working with vulnerable people

You would love to work in this role if...

  • You are passionate about developing positive, respectful and compassionate relationships with those we support
  • You will proactively work with the Level 1 Support Worker in developing life skills with the people that we support
  • You will build a detailed knowledge of other relevant services and signposting or referring those we support when required.
  • You will enjoy actively contributing to your service and the organisations’ development and improvement.

What you will be doing

  • When required assisting the Level 1 Support Worker in arranging and facilitating key work meetings to develop and review support plans in collaboration with those we support to meet their individual needs.
  • Maintaining a safe environment for those we support, colleagues and others.
  • Assisting level 1 Support Worker in compiling and reviewing risk assessments for those we support
  • Representing Ypeople to other agencies or services including Local Authority, Social Work, Housing Services and other relevant services.

I’m keen! What's next?

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