Outreach Support Worker

Venn Group
Up to £10,000
31 Oct 2020
04 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
VACANCY â€" Young Persons Support Worker

Location: Derby

Length: Temporary â€" 3 months (potential for extension)

Hours: 30 hours per week (some unsocial hours may be required)

Pay: £9.77 per hour inclusive of holiday pay

Venn Group is currently recruiting for a youth support worker to work on an floating basis in the Derby area. Previous experience in a supportive role is essential due to the short-term nature of the role.

Responsibilities of the role:
  • To provide practical and emotional support to young people leaving the care system
  • To monitor the young persons’ progress throughout their residency
  • To empower young people to make informed decisions regarding their educational and professional future
  • To signpost individuals onto outside support services
  • To maintain accurate and relevant information on young persons in the designated caseload and to provide monthly reports to the social worker/Local Authority
  • To undertake home visits also to families if appropriate.
  • To assist social workers with specific tasks in relation to their case work/care plan e.g. attending court, supervising contact between young person and family
  • To regularly advise the Manager/Supervisor of SAS of developments and changes in the cases and according to need

Essential experience/requirements:
  • Full UK drivers’ license and access to own vehicle
  • Enhanced DBS

To discuss this opportunity further, please contact Kimberleigh Parsons on , or alternatively email with an up-to-date copy of your CV as soon as possible.

Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 48 hours please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.