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Senior Youth Support Worker - Hemel Hempstead

  • Employer: Hightown Housing Association
  • Reference: Hemel Hempstead
  • Published: Wed 30/08/2023, 11:09 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 24/09/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £25,000 - £29,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

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Senior Youth Support Worker - Hemel Hempstead

Senior Floating Youth Support Worker

We are recruiting to a new role as we expand our team for Senior Floating Support Workers who have the right values, behaviours and attitudes to be the difference. You may be required to work the occasional weekend.

Your role as a Senior Support Worker will be to:

  • Support the manager to provide a quality service and to promote high standards of practice.
  • Be central to service delivery by providing leadership, direct line management supervision and support to a number of care and support staff.
  • Take a hands on approach to care and support management.

We`re keen to recruit individuals who care:

  • Putting our residents and service users first
  • Treating people with respect, promoting independence and choice
  • Developing passionate and committed teams
  • Being cost effective without compromising standards or safety

If you share our values, we`d love you to work for us.

If you`re someone who is able to recognise the wishes and needs of vulnerable young people, respond well in a crisis and work independently, we will give you all the training and support you need to do the role including a Level 3 qualification in health and social care if you don`t already have one.

About the role

You`ll be empowering young people to lead independent and fulfilling lives with the support of a network of staff, social workers and local authority partners. You`ll use a positive approach to support them to develop independent living skills such as cooking, cleaning and budgeting so they can move into their own accommodation when they turn 18. You will also enable them to access educational opportunities and healthcare services.

It will be a challenging but rewarding role where you can really be the difference to a vulnerable young persons` life.

We provide a 24 hour service so you must be able to work shifts as part of a rota system which will include weekend and bank holiday working as well as sleep-ins.


In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer a benefits package which includes:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days per year, including statutory bank holidays, rising to 35 days with service - pro rta for part time.
  • £25,974 for a 37.5 hour a week contract
  • Regular support from your line manager and colleagues
  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance
  • Monthly attendance bonus on top of your basic salary
  • Annual salary and cost of living review
  • Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing
  • Ongoing professional development and support to deliver outstanding support
  • Workplace pension scheme and life assurance of three times your annual salary
  • Refer-a-friend scheme: Earn a £130 bonus for each friend you refer to work for us
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Employee assistance helpline
  • Mileage paid for car usage
  • Fully paid DBS

If you are interested in joining our friendly team, please download the job description and click apply below.

Closing Date: Sunday 24th September 2023

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